Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation continues to provide most services remotely - online, by phone or via U.S. Mail.
Though our lobbies are opening June 3 (see hours/locations below) we urge all customers to continue to conduct business remotely whenever possible to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Customers entering lobbies will be asked to provide their contact information for contact-tracing purposes. Customers will also be asked to practice physical distancing (at least six feet of separation), consider wearing a facial coverings and to adhere to restrictions on occupancy limits.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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|Hours: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday|
- Plan check comments: U.S. Mail
- Revisions: U.S. Mail
- Permits in ready-to-issue: Pick up during office hours or mailed to applicant.
- New building and grading permit submittals: Electronic Plan Review or U.S. Mail
- Other permits (trade permits, demolitions, manufactured homes and agricultural-exempt buildings) Must be legible on paper no larger than 11x17: Email, U.S. Mail or fax
- Trade permits (mechanical, electrical, plumbing): Email or State of Oregon ePermitting System
- Inspections: Public Permitting and Services Portal or Interactive Voice Response: 503-846-3699
- Payments: Public Permitting and Services Portal
Division Manager: Andy Back
Building Official: Scott Linfesty
Building services staff provides the following services in unincorporated Washington County:
- Permitting, plan review and inspections for all phases of construction (both residential and commercial) in unincorporated Washington County and in the cities of Banks, Gaston, River Grove and North Plains.
- Electrical permitting, plan review and inspections in unincorporated Washington County and in the cities of Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, River Grove, Sherwood and Tualatin.
New: 2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code effective Jan. 1
Washington County has adopted the new Oregon statewide building code, Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC) 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020, for all permitted projects.
Applicants should consult with design teams to ensure projects are compliant with the 2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code requirements.