General Information: 503-823-4000
1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204
The BDS Property Compliance Division enforces City and State building codes. BDS Inspectors will investigate potential code violations after a report is submitted. Unsure if a violation has occurred? Click here to learn more about code violations. Here are your options to report a Code Violation:
Typically, the inspector must observe a violation before enforcement action can be taken. We cannot accept anonymous complaints. Your information is kept confidential, however, if enforcement action results in court proceedings, it may not be possible to keep your name confidential.
When reporting a potential code violation, please provide the following:
You can check the status of your report online or give us a call at (503) 823-7300 to be directed to the appropriate section. PortlandMaps.com can provide limited information on the progress of an enforcement case. Please see our information regarding monitoring cases on PortlandMaps.