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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

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Codes/Rules/Guides

The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) administers and enforces the City and State codes and administrative rules linked on this page. This page also contains code and program guides that aid in understanding how BDS applies these codes and rules.


How to Request a Code Change

To request a change to the City Codes that BDS administers and enforces, send us an email and choose “Code Change Recommendation” in the subject menu.