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The City of Portland, Oregon

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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Inspections

The blue inspection card lists all the inspections you will likely need during your construction project, and what work needs to be done first.  All demolitions of structures with 1 – 4 dwelling units and their detached accessory structures will have three inspections.  See Portland City Code Section 24.55.205.D and BDS Demolition Administrative Rule, Section 3.11 for more information on these inspections.

Once your building permit is issued, erosion control measures must be installed, prior to beginning any further ground disturbing activities.  Please note: for demolitions of residential structures with 1 – 4 dwelling units and their detached accessory structures, the permit for any replacement structure(s) will not be issued until the demolition permit has been signed off by the inspector.