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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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Fix-It Fair

Free workshops provide hands-on learning and practical information for your home, health and safetyThe Bureau of Development Services (BDS) will be at the upcoming Fix-It Fair on November 19, 2016 at Ron Russell Middle School from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. BDS staff will be ready and available to answer your building questions. Be sure to stop at the BDS table and say hi! 

Fix-It Fairs are FREE City of Portland events where neighbors come to learn simple ways to save money and connect with resources. Each fair generates neighborhood participation and offers great free classes. 

Ongoing exhibits and hourly workshops on such topics as:

  • Water and energy savings
  • Safe and healthy home
  • Food and nutrition
  • Neighborhood and community resources
  • Recycling
  • Weatherizing your home
  • Gardening and growing your own food
  • Yard care and composting
  • Transportation