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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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Plan Review and Pre-Issuance

The following table outlines average wait times for Building Permit Plan Review and Pre-Issuance.

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
Services Provided Service Level (Current) Service Level (Goal)
Building Permit Plan Review and Pre-Issuance
Commercial Construction - plan review comments (1st checksheet) Approx. 30 business days 20 business days
Residential Construction - plan review comments (1st checksheet) Approx. 25 business days 15 business days
Permit Pre-issuance Approx. 6 business days 2 business days

The graphs below show the workload totals and annual percent increase from 2011 through 2016.

Plan Review and Pre-Issuance