The following information must be submitted when applying for this kind of permit. Since every project is unique, there may be some situations where you will be asked to provide additional information.
- Completed Building Permit Application
- Four sets of complete Construction Drawings, including Site, Architectural and Structural plans as listed in our Additions Submittal Guidelines handout
- Completed Life Safety Residential Additions and Alterations Completeness Checklist
- Completed Residential Energy Efficiency Additional Measures Requirements form
- Completed Residential Fixtures Worksheet for Additions or Remodeling, if you will be applying for Plumbing, Electrical, or Mechanical permits at the same time
Additional required materials depending on the scope of work, or specific site conditions:
- Completed Neighborhood Notice Certification Form, along with a copy of the Neighborhood Notification email, if your project qualifies as a Major Addition
- Completed Certification Regarding Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint
- Erosion control plan (may be a part of the site plan) or completed simple site erosion control form, if the project will result in ground disturbing activity. Note: Erosion control measures shall be installed, even when a simple site erosion control form has been accepted
- Mitigation form and/or a stormwater manual if your project will add more than 500 square feet of impervious area
- If lot slope exceeds 20%, a geotechnical engineering report prepared by an engineer registered in the State of Oregon is required
- Cesspool or Septic System information, as indicated above
To submit for a permit, bring the above materials along with intake fees to the Development Services Center.
The Bureau of Development Services sells a "Residential Combination" permit package. This allows you to call for all inspections using just the Building Permit (RS) IVR number and pay for all the permits at one time. You will need to submit the trade (mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing) application(s) signed either by you, if you are doing these portions of the work yourself, or by your licensed subcontractors. If you do not have your completed subcontractor forms when you are applying for your residential permit (RS) you will have to apply for trade permits separately from the building permit. Sub-contractors that you hire must be registered with the State of Oregon and carry the correct licenses in association with their trade.