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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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BDS Holiday Closures and Schedule Changes

Recognizing our business and community partners’ reliance on the services and resources we provide, the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) is providing advance notice of our upcoming Holiday closures and schedule changes. 

  • Friday, November 11, 2016 (Veterans Day)
    All Bureau of Development Services Offices will be closed 
  • Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving) and
  • Friday, November 25, 2016 (Day after Thanksgiving)
    All Bureau of Development Services Offices will be closed 
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (DELAYED OPENING - Yearly Bureau-wide Family Gathering Event)
    1st and 2nd Floors -  open at 9:00 a.m.
    5th Floor Reception -  open at 9:00 a.m. 
  • Friday, December 23, 2016
    Development Service Center 1st floor closed
    Permitting Services Office 2nd floor closed
    All other Bureau of Development Services Offices will be open for regular business and requested daily inspections will be performed. 
  • Monday, December 26, 2016 (Christmas Day Holiday, Observed)
    All Bureau of Development Services Offices will be closed  
  • Monday, January 2, 2017 (New Year’s Day Holiday, Observed)
    All Bureau of Development Services Offices will be closed 

Access to BDS Permits Online for simple residential trade permits (electrical, mechanical, and plumbing) will continue to be available through the BDS website during the dates and times listed above.