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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

TTY : 503-823-6868

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Contact Us

The list below includes the most commonly used BDS phone numbers, with links to popular webpages. BDS office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. except where noted below. 

BDS employee contact information can be acquired by calling the BDS main telephone line at 503-823-7300 or the City/County Information and Referral telephone line at 503-823-4000 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

 

Permit Information

Phone

General Bureau Information 503-823-7300
Addressing Property (Voicemail) 503-823-1332
Building Code/Electronic Messaging 503-823-1456
Planning & Zoning 503-823-7526
Permit Plan Check Status/Voicemail 503-823-7357
Plan Review Status 503-823-7000 #4
Over the Counter Trade Permits - [Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical] 503-823-7363
Sign Permits 503-823-7996

  

Inspections

Phone  

Inspection Requests 503-823-7000
Commercial Electrical Inspections Inspector Area Map 503-823-7304
Commercial Mechanical Inspections
Inspector Area Map 503-823-7303
Commercial Plumbing Inspections
Inspector Area Map 503-823-7302
Commercial Structural Inspections
Inspector Area Map 503-823-7303
1 & 2 Family Residential Inspections
Inspector Area Map 503-823-7388
Facility Permit Program 503-823-5996
Special Inspections 503-823-7663
Residential Inspections
Inspector Area Map 503-823-7388
 

Land Use Review and Zoning Information

Phone

Planning and Zoning 503-823-7526
Final Plat Hotline 503-823-7617
 

Code Violations & Enforcement

Phone

Construction without Permit Complaints 503-823-CODE (2633)
Erosion Control Hotline 503-823-CODE (2633)
Housing and Nuisance Complaints 503-823-CODE (2633)
Noise Complaints (ONI) 503-823-7350
Zoning Violation Complaints 503-823-CODE (2633)
Online Reporting 503-823-CODE (2633)
 

Commercial Development Assistance

Phone

Major Projects Group 503-823-7452
Facility Permit Program 503-823-5521
Site Development 503-823-6892
Records Information 503-823-7660
 

Administration

Phone

Office of Director 503-823-7308
Customer Service & Public Information 503-823-7308
Accounting/Billing 503-823-7354

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