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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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PDX ePlans (Electronic Plan Review)

Welcome to PDX ePlans!

PDX ePlans is an electronic plan review and document management system used by The Bureau of Development Services (BDS).

PDX ePlans provides a convenient, central location for development groups (including applicants and City reviewers) to communicate and complete the entire plan review process online. From the initial application to final approved plan sets, you can get the job done with PDX ePlans.

The Single PDF Process provides applicants and reviewers a quick and
easy way to access plans and keep processes moving during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Accessing ProjectDox

Logging in to ProjectDox

Access ProjectDox

ProjectDox on Windows

ProjectDox on Mac

ProjectDox on iPad

ProjectDox on Android

General Information 

PDX ePlans FAQs

Getting Started with PDX ePlans


Preliminary Intake Checklist

Upload Process

Project Set-Up

Applicant User Guide

File Naming Standards

View only users

Applicant Narrative Checklist

Resubmitting Corrections

Applicant Resubmit Guide


Trade Permit Type Overview

Electrical Trade Permits Applicant Quick Steps

Signs Permits Applicant Quick Steps