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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

Email: bds@portlandoregon.gov

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

More Contact Info

New Users

  • Land Use Notices Organized by Neighborhood

  • Visit the Development Services Center Click here for hours, services and location.

  • Need Help? Contact BDS Customer Assistance

  • Codes Regarding Small Businesses

Are you considering a development project and want to familiarize yourself with basics of the permit process? Please browse our New User Information or visit us in the Development Services Center.


Do I need a permit?

Helps you determine if your project needs a permit.

How long does it take?

Helps you with your project timelines by outlining how long certain land use processes and permit reviews take.

How much does it cost?

Helps you to estimate what your land use and permit fees will cost. The actual permit cost will be determined when you apply for your permit.