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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

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Bureau of Develoment Services (BDS)

 

“The Bureau of Development Services promotes safety, livability and collaborative application of building and development codes.” BDS oversees private property construction and land use permits to ensure compliance with city and state building and zoning codes.

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