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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

E-mail: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

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

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New Single Family Residences (NSFR)

NSFRThe Bureau of Development Services (BDS) accepts New Single Family Residential (NSFR) Projects for review through two different intake processes:

  • For one or two dwelling unit projects, you will submit your plans through the NSFR Submittal and Review Process.

  • For three or more dwelling units (designed to the residential code) on a single lot or attached to each other you will submit your plans through the Batch Process.

If you are unsure how your project should be processed, or if you have questions about the information necessary to submit, please call Permitting Services at 503-823-7357 or visit the Development Services Center (DSC). For hours of operation, call 503-823-7310 | Select option #1.


Batch Submittal and Review Process - for projects of three or more units

Projects that include three or more structures built to the Oregon Residential Specialty Code or International Residential Code and are either located on a single tax lot or attached to each other are applied for through the Batch Track.