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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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Permit Center and Phone Inquiries

The following table outlines average wait time for visits to the Permit Center (Development Services Center) and to receive a call-back from the Zoning and Plan Review hotlines.

UPDATED FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Services Provided Service Level (Current) Service Level (Goal) Workload
(Demand for Services)
July - December 2016 average
Permit Center
Wait Times in Development Service Center (DSC) 60 to 120 minutes Less than 60 minutes 3,991 visitors/month
Phone Inquiries
Returning calls to Zoning Hotline 24 hours 24 hours 935 calls/month
Returning calls to Plan Review/ Permitting Hotlines 24 - 48 hours 24 hours 469 calls/month