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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 FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Services Provided Service Level (Current) Service Level (Goal) Workload
(Demand for Services)
July - December 2016 average
Building Permit Plan Review and Pre-Issuance
Commercial Construction - plan review comments (1st checksheet) Approx. 40 business days 20 business days 320 permit applications per month.
Residential Construction - plan review comments (1st checksheet) Approx. 23 business days 15 business days 645 permit applications per month.
Permit Pre-issuance Approx. 3 business days 2 business days 406 permits pre-issued per month.