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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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Customer Assistance

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn is a Bureau of Development Services community education program. Each session explores current development topics in an informal format.

Development Services Center Appointment

This program provides a new alternative to DSC customers to obtain information about development.

Public Records Access

Information on the public records BDS maintains and how to request them.

Fee Waiver Consideration Criteria

Permit and Land Use Fee Waiver Consideration Criteria


Development Liaisons who are committed to helping customers navigate the City permitting and construction process.

Living Smart Houses

Living Smart House Designs

Subscriber Services

You can subscribe free and online to a selection of BDS publications such as newsletters, bulletins, seminars, and press releases.


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