Resource Records section maintains copies of plans for issued building, site development, and zoning permits; permit inspection cards; sign permits, and Certificates of Occupancy.
Some permit plans / permitting documents are available online. See information about what types of document are available online.
If you are interested in active permits, please contact Document Services for permits currently under review at (503) 823-7310, or for permits under inspection at (503) 823-7304 for commercial and (503) 823-7388 for residential.
The following steps outline how to request records from Resource Records In Person or Online.
Step one: Ensure you have the correct property address. If you are unsure of the correct address, please use the City of Portland web-based Portlandmaps.com to find an exact address or R account number.
Step two: Required Forms. Complete the following Forms for each address records are being requested for:
- BDS Research Records Request Form is required for all records requests made in person.
- Copyright Release Form & Request for Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials are required for reproducing plans.
Step three: Requesting the Records. There are two ways you can request records from Resource Records:
Step four: Minimum Records Request Fee.
Minimum Records Request Fee. A minimum records request fee of $15 per address is required at the time of requesting records.
Depending on the number, size and complexity of the records request, it may require additional time and/or fees for processing. See the Records Request Fees and Process Timeline webpage for more information on fees and process timeline.
To learn more about the Resource Records program, visit the Resource Records webpage.
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