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The City of Portland, Oregon

Fire & Rescue

Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Portland Fire & Rescue
Fire Marshal's Office
Prevention Division

Fire Code Enforcement & Permit Office
1300 SE Gideon St.
Portland, OR 97202

Permit Office hours: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm, M-F


Invoice Inquiry
(503) 823-4415


Fire Permits
(503) 823-3712

Permit Inspections

 Request online:

 Request by phone: (503) 823-1199

 When requesting a permit related inspection, please be prepared to provide the following:

  • type of inspection needed (sprinkler, underground, fire alarm, fixed extinguishing system, tank, final fire, or other)
  • site address
  • permit number
  • contact name
  • contact phone


Fire Code & Inspection Questions
(503) 823-3770

When requesting a general fire prevention building inspection, please be prepared to provide the following:

  • site address
  • business name
  • contact name
  • contact phone
  • reason for inspection (noticed received, state required, etc.)


Bureau of Development Services (BDS)

For questions about plan reviews, construction permits, building permits, etc., visit the BDS contacts page or the BDS New User page for additional information.


Access to Services

To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services/alternative formats to persons with disabilities and provide language translation for persons with limited or no English.

Call 503-823-3700, TTY 503-823-6868, or Oregon Relay Service at 503-735-2900 with requests or visit: