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On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, Mayor Charlie Hales reassigned all City bureaus to Council Members. BDS was assigned to Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
Effective July 9, 2013, the Bureau of Development Services’ (BDS) Permit Center will be expanding its hours of operation to add two additional full days for permit activities.
The full City Council approved Mayor Hales’ FY (fiscal year) 2013-14 Proposed Budget on May 29th, and the final budget was officially adopted on June 20th.
The ITAP Team is pleased to announce improvements to the permit plan review process for both residential and commercial permits.
BDS collects fees under various fee schedules to fund inspections, plan review, permit issuance, land use review, customer assistance, and other functions.
DRAC Happenings highlights the activities of the City's Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC). The DRAC is the City's primary advisory body regarding development review.
A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.
PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.