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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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Call the Bureau of Development Services main line at 503-823-7300 during regular business hours.

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Contact Information

BDS Department Phone number
General Information 503-823-7300
Development Hub (DevHub) Support 503-823-3104
Addressing Property (Voicemail) 503-823-1332
Building Code and Electronic Messaging 503-823-1456
Planning & Zoning 503-823-7526
Permit Plan Check Status (Voicemail) 503-823-7357
Plan Review Status 503-823-7300, then dial 4
Trade Permits Over-the-Counter (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical) 503-823-7363
Sign Permits 503-823-7996
Inspection Requests 503-823-7000
Commercial Electrical Inspections Inspector Area Map 503-823-7304
Commercial Mechanical Inspections Inspector Area Map 503-823-7303
Commercial Plumbing Inspections Inspector Area Map 503-823-7302
Commercial Structural Inspections Inspector Area Map 503-823-7303
Facility Permit Program 503-823-5996
Residential Inspections Inspector Area Map 503-823-7388
Land Use Services Requests 503-823-7617
Records Requests 503-823-7660
Accounting/Billing 503-823-7354

Property Compliance

Complaints, Reports and Enforcement Questions  
To report construction without permits 503-823-CODE (2633)
Erosion Control Hotline 503-823-CODE (2633)
Housing and Nuisance Complaints 503-823-CODE (2633)
Noise Complaints (Office of Civic & Community Life) 503-823-7350
Zoning Violation Complaints 503-823-CODE (2633)

You can also contact the City and County Information and Referral telephone line at 503-823-4000 from Monday through Friday, 8 to 5 p.m.