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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

Signs & Other Inspections

Inspections required for sign, zoning and home occupation permits.

Home Occupation (A.K.A. Home Business) Inspections

The Bureau of Development Services' Compliance Services section issues home occupation permits.

Inspections: A zoning inspector reviews applications for completeness and inspects the property to ensure all the regulations have been satisfied.

Application: Home occupation application

Assistance: Please call Compliance Services at (503) 823-7306.


More information on home occupation permits.

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