1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
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The Bureau of Development Services, which is located at 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97201, issues building permits, performs land use reviews, and promotes compliance with the zoning codes and the state-adopted construction codes.
The permitting and inspection services provided by the Bureau of Development Services encompass the entire City of Portland and some unincorporated pockets of Multnomah County. Note that other cities such as Oregon City, Milwaukie, Estacada, Gresham, and Lake Oswego as well as other counties such as Clackamas County and Washington County issue their own permits.
To view a complete list of permits applied for on a property since January 2000, please use our Permit Search tool. To obtain information on permits applied for prior to January 2000, please visit the Development Services Center.