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From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

TTY : 503-823-6868

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

Multnomah County Health/State Dept. Of Agriculture

Most drinking and dining establishments must be licensed by the Multnomah County Health Department. View their information online or call them at (503) 988-3400. Food establishments that make more than half of their sales from the manufacture or sale of food products for off-site consumption will generally require approval from the Oregon Department of Agriculture Food Safety Division. View more information online or call them at (503) 986-4720.

BDS won't issue a permit for your food establishment until you turn in a copy of the stamped Multnomah County approved plan, or documentation from the Department of Agriculture showing that they have approved the project.


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