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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Fees for Bureau of Development Services are updated periodically and adopted by the Portland City Council. Fee related services include Permits related for new and altered buildings and their properties, land use reviews, certificates and registrations, inspections and other compliance services, and fees collected for other City Bureaus.

Fee Schedules

Includes fees for residential, commercial, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, site development, signs & awning permits, home occupation permits and enforcement penalties.

School Construction Excise Tax

In 2007, Oregon State Legislature passed a law (SB1036) that will help Oregon school districts pay for a portion of the cost of new or expanded school facilities

Affordable Housing Construction Excise Tax

City Council passed the Portland Housing Bureau’s recommended Effective August 1, 2016, the City of Portland is collecting a tax on residential and commercial building projects with improvements valued at $100,000 or more.