Residential buildings


The public permit 2

Find residential permit applications, forms and checklists below.

Residential prescriptive design criteria:

  • Seismic: Design Category D1
  • Ultimate wind speed:  120 mph
  • Roof snow load: 25 psf below 400 ft elevation. Other elevations can be found here.
  • Frost depth: 12 inches
  • Weather classification: moderate

How to submit applications:

  • Email
    • Once a permit has been setup a permit technician will send a link for paying any associated fees.
  • Fax: 503-846-3993 
    • Please remember to include a contact name and email.
  • In office
    • Please note: Permits requiring plan review must be submitted in office.

Contractors only: Residential electrical, plumbing and mechanical only permits may be purchased online through e-permits.

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Permit Applications and Forms

  1. Building Permit Application
  2. Electrical Permit Application
  3. Renewable Electrical Energy Permit Application
  4. Mechanical Permit Application
  5. Plumbing Permit Application  
  6. Grading Permit Application
  7. Revision Submittal Form
  8. Manufactured Dwelling Placement Permit Application
  9. Equipment Installation Permit
  10. NFPA 13D Permit Application (same as the regular Building Permit application) 
  11. High Efficiency Lighting and Moisture Sensitive Wood Form
  12. Alternate Methods, Design and Materials of Construction Form
  13. Important Notice

Residential Guidelines & Checklists

Fees and Payments

  1. Trust Account Application
  2. Refund Request
  3. Fee Schedule
  4. Residential Building Valuation Table


  1. Electrical Plan Review for Complex Structures
  2. Permit Jurisdictions
  3. Electronic Plan Review - EPR - ProjectDox
  4. State of Oregon Construction Contractors' Board