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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

Other Enforcement Services

Construction Code Enforcement

Compliance Services enforces the state and local construction codes. These codes include the building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes under the Oregon One & Two Family Dwelling Specialty Code and Uniform Building, Plumbing, and Mechanical Codes and the National Electric Code. Additionally, the section also enforces the Department of Environmental Quality Rules and the Oregon Administrative Rules.

Building inspectors inspect construction without permit violations and if enforcement actions are needed, Compliance Services staff provide this enforcement. Civil penalties and relief from the City's Code Hearings Officers may be sought to achieve compliance.

Heartbleed Security Notice

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