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The City of Portland, Oregon

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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Fee Schedules

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  • The following table(s) outline the individual fee(s) and charges that might be part of your total project cost.
  • Your project could have fees from several fee tables. For example, a residential addition could have fees from the building permit, site development, plumbing and electrical fee tables.
  • In addition to System Development Charges, other City bureaus may charge development fees. Please see their fee schedules below.
  • Your project could be affected by Metro Excise Tax.
  • For all building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical permits, an 12% surcharge is applied by the State of Oregon.  
  • Visit the staff at the Development Services Center for the estimated costs associated with your specific project.

Click here to view previous fee schedules from July 1, 2019 to November 30, 2020

City of Portland - Fee Schedules Effective Date
Building & Other Permits December 1, 2020
Electrical Permit December 1, 2020
Enforcement and Penalty December 1, 2020
Land Use Review Fees December 1, 2020
Mechanical Permit December 1, 2020
On-Site Sewage Disposal December 1, 2020
Plumbing Permit December 1, 2020
Sign, Awning Permit and Registration December 1, 2020
Site Development December 1, 2020

 

 

 

Unincorporated/Mult Co. - Fee Schedules Effective Date
Building & Other Permits December 1, 2020
Electrical Permit December 1, 2020
Enforcement and Penalty December 1, 2020
Land Use Services December 1, 2020
Mechanical Permit December 1, 2020
On-Site Sewage Disposal December 1, 2020
Plumbing Permit December 1, 2020
Sign, Awning Permit and Registration December 1, 2020
Site Development December 1, 2020

 

 

 

Other City Bureaus - Fee Schedules
Effective Date
Bureau of Environmental Services July 1, 2020
Fire July 1, 2018
Parks - Urban Forestry July 1, 2020
Bureau of Transportation July 1, 2020
Water July 1, 2020