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DSC Hours of Operation Expanded to Mondays – All Services Available

BDS Service Level Update

April 21, 2014

Service Level Update:

Development Services Center and Permitting Services Customer Advisory: Hours of Operation Expanded to Mondays – All Services Available

 

Starting Monday, April 28, 2014, the City’s Development Services Center (DSC) will be re-opened on Mondays and offering all permitting and land use services during our business hours.  The following table and bullets provide information on these changes.

Table of Development Services Center Hours and Services as of Monday, April 28, 2014
DSC Services Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Building permit submittal
Building Permit review
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
New One & Two Family permit intake 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Trade Permits, Records, Sign Permits 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM   8:00 AM to 3:00 PM   8:00 AM to 2:00 PM   8:00 AM to 3:00 PM  
General Life Safety & Zoning questions   8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
BDS Interagency partner services – Water, Transportation, BES 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM   8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The following bullets provide details on the hours of operation and services at the Development Services Center (DSC) and Permitting Services:

  • The DSC doors open at 7:30 AM for building permit screening and set up. Starting Monday, April 28, 2014, the DSC will expand hours to include Mondays from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM for the intake and processing of trade, building, site development, and zoning permits and for answering general permitting questions.
  • Permitting Services will expand hours to include Mondays from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM for responding to checksheets, updating drawings, and to pick up your approved permit.
  • BDS Interagency partners co-located in the DSC (Water Bureau, Portland Bureau of Transportation, and Bureau of Environmental Services) are also expanding the services they offer in the DSC to include Mondays from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
  • The DSC and Permitting Services will close Thurs at 2:00 PM for staff meetings.
  • New Single Family Residence (NSFR) Permit screening and set-up hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, and Thursday from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. NSFR Permits apply to new 1 and 2 Family Dwellings, detached Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s), and placement of manufactured homes on individual lots.