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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

Apply for Trade Permits Online

<a href="http://www.portlandonline.com/bds/index.cfm?c=42781"> Apply for electrical, mechanical, or plumbing permits</a> that do not require plan review.

BDS Online Fee Estimator

Obtain a Cost Estimate for your Residential and Commercial Projects. <a href="http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bds/ofe"> Start Now!</a>

Our Mission Statement

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

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="http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bds/63290">Read more...</a>

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Please check our <a href="http://www.portlandonline.com/bds/dsc">DSC Business Hours and Service Availability</a> webpage before visiting the DSC.