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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

Frequently Asked Questions

What fees are NOT included in the Online Fee Estimator?

Your Online Fee Estimate may not represent all the fees that will be charged during the review of your building permit application.  Additional permits and/or fees may be required.  Some of these permits/fees are dependant upon a specific property location—you will not choose a property with your online estimate. The following fees are not included in the Online Fee Estimator:

  • Fees for land use reviews such as lot adjustments, land divisions, historic community design standard reviews, or site specific review fees in overlay zones
  • Early assistance, process management, and/or specialized meeting fees
  • Separate Site Development, Sanitation, Development Review, and Zoning Permits
  • Move and Demolition permits
  • Fees for activities in the public right of way, such as street improvements, right of way encroachments, public works permits, and street use fees
  • Water meter or water main installation fees
  • Portland Fire and Rescue fees for commercial sprinkler, standpipe, hydrant and alarm permits
  • Deferred submittal permits, permit revisions, or phased permitting
  • Appeal fees
  • Erosion Control fees for parcels larger than one acre
  • Change of Occupancy fees
  • Plan Review fees for Trade Permits (Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical permits.)
  • Site-Specific Fees such as those in special districts (such as unincorporated Multnomah County, Columbia South Shore, and Multnomah County Drainage District)
  • Site-Specific Fees related to pre-existing conditions requiring correction (such as party sewers, penalty, or violation fees)

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