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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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Customer Service

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn is a Bureau of Development Services community education program. Each session explores current development topics in an informal format.

Residential Permit Night

Information about evening hours on Thursdays, starting April 6, 2017, exclusively for homeowners interested in permits for one and two family dwellings.

Development Services Center Appointment

This program provides a new alternative to DSC customers to obtain information about development.

Fee Waiver Consideration Criteria

Permit and Land Use Fee Waiver Consideration Criteria


Development Liaisons who are committed to helping customers navigate the City permitting and construction process.

Subscriber Services

You can subscribe free and online to a selection of BDS publications such as newsletters, bulletins, seminars, and press releases.


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