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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Customer Service

Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn is a Bureau of Development Services community education program. Each session explores current development topics in an informal format.

Residential Permit Night

The DSC is open in the evening on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month exclusively for homeowners interested in permits for one and two family dwellings.

Fee Waiver Consideration Criteria

Permit and Land Use Fee Waiver Consideration Criteria

Path of Escalation

Feeling stuck? Need help getting answers about requirements for your project? As you probably know, there are many different regulations, requirements, policies or processes that can conflict depending on the type and complexity of a development project.

Customer Suggestions

BDS recognizes that in order to better serve our customers and the community, we need to continually look for ways to improve key process that result in faster, more predictable and transparent service.

Process Management

Process Managers who are committed to helping customers navigate the City permitting and construction process.

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