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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Where do I turn in my application?

Application forms are located on the BDS website, but Type A accessory short-term rental permits are not available via online permitting or payment at this time.

Customers are strongly encouraged to mail complete Type A applications with check (payable to City of Portland) to:

Bureau of Development Services
Property Compliance Division
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000
Portland, OR 97201

Applications with payments by credit card may be submitted via email to Please indicate in your email that you would like to pay via credit card. Do not include credit card information in your email submittal. We will contact you for payment information.

Type B Accessory Short Term Rentals must be approved through a discretionary Type II or Type III Conditional Use land use review.  For more information on this review process, please see the BDS website: Conditional Use Review | Land Use Review Types | The City of Portland, Oregon or phone a BDS planner in the Development Services Center at 503-823-7526 to discuss a Type B accessory short-term rental and the Land Use Conditional Use Review process.