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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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Codes, Rules & Guides

The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) administers and enforces the City and State codes and administrative rules linked on this page. This page also contains code and program guides that aid in understanding how BDS applies these codes and rules.

Business Practice Policies

Business Practice Policies are policies related to business operations of BDS and the Development Services Center at the discretion of the BDS Director

How to Request a Code Change

To request a change to the City Codes that BDS administers and enforces, send us an email and choose “Code Change Recommendation” in the subject menu.