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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

Once I get the permit, then what?

Planning & Zoning - What can I do on my site? Permit Review - How do I get the permit? Research - What do I need for my project? Land Use Review - Do I need a Land Use Review? Public Works Permitting - Do I need a public works permit? Plan Submittal - What do I need to provide to get a building permit?


Step 5 - Inspections - Once I get the permit, then what?

Inspections - Once I get the permit, then what?




When you pick up your permit, you will receive an orange (residential) or yellow (commercial) inspection card listing all of the inspections you will need during construction.

When calling for an inspection, you will use the IVR number as your identification so the inspectors know what permit they are inspecting. Information on requesting an inspection.

When all of your inspections are approved, you will receive a final inspection and your project is complete.

More information on residential inspections

More information on commercial inspections