Special Inspections

Approved Testing Agencies

Testing agencies chosen by the project owner to conduct special inspections in the City of Portland must be currently registered with the Oregon Building Officials Association (OBOA). The Special Inspection Agencies Roster can be found on the the OBOA website.

Contact Information

Special Inspections
Residential - Joe Disciascio 503-823-4904
Commercial - Jay Ponce 503-823-7277
Facilities - Fred Deis 503-823-7543
Mailing Address: Special Inspection, BDS
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000
Portland, OR 97201

Submit Final Summary Reports to: SpecialInspectionsFinals@portlandoregon.gov

When submitting your final reports via email, please note the permit address and permit number in the subject line.
Example:  “Subject: 1900 SW 4th Ave – Permit 16-103456 CO”

Special Inspector Certification

As proof of qualification for special inspectors, the City of Portland requires that they be registered with the Oregon Building Officials Association (OBOA). Please visit the OBOA website for the information.