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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Our Mission Statement

"The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.”

BDS Online Fee Estimator

Obtain a Cost Estimate for your Residential and Commercial Projects. <a href=""> Start Now!</a>

Plans Examiner - September 2013

A bi-monthly publication to inform the building-design and construction community about development procedures, policies, procedures and events affecting their work. <a href="">Read more...</a>

Apply for Trade Permits Online

<a href=""> Apply for electrical, mechanical, or plumbing permits</a> that do not require plan review.

Visiting the DSC?

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