Residential Plumbing Permits

Getting Started

Hiring a contractor

All contractors working in the state of Oregon must be licensed by Oregon’s Construction Contractors Board (CCB). The CCB requires licensed contractors to provide their license number on all of their company materials. The CCB maintains records on licensed contractors and about any claims filed against them. Contact the CCB at (503) 378-4621 or get help with a contractor query at

All plumbing contractors must be licensed by the Oregon State Plumbing Board (PB). Call the PB at (503) 373-1268. 

Project and Fees

If you have questions, please call Residential Plumbing at (503) 823-7388. 

The fees for your plumbing permits are based on the scope of work you are doing.

Applying For My Permit

Plans are usually not necessary to get a residential plumbing permit. If all of the necessary information is available, you can usually get your plumbing permit over the counter or Online (except for sewer).

Plan Review Process

Plans are reviewed by the Residential Plumbing section of the Bureau of Development Services.

For the following:


Applications & Handouts