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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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General Information: 503-823-4000

E-mail: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

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

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Determine what your fees will be

If your project meets all the prescriptive requirements of the OSSC, the fee for the building permit portion will be $349.70. If your project does not follow the prescriptive path and structural calculations are required, the fee for the building permit portion will be $494.49.

The trade permit fees are based on the system size or fixture count, as indicated on the current trade permit applications.

Examples (through June 30, 2020):   

  Building Electrical Total
The fees for a prescriptive, 3.5kW solar system $349.70 $161.28 $510.98
The fees for a non-prescriptive, 3.5 kW solar system $494.49 $161.28 $655.77
The fees for a prescriptive, 5.5kW solar system $349.70 $229.60 $579.30
The fees for a non-prescriptive, 5.5 kW solar system $494.49 $229.60 $724.09
The fees for a prescriptive, solar water heating system $349.70 $123.20 $472.90
The fees for a non-prescriptive, solar water heating system $494.49 $123.20 $617.69