Payments

Building Services operates completely on the fees that it collects from issuing building permits.  Fees are charged for permits, engineering and plan review, as well as inspection service.

Permits are based on the type of work being done, the materials used, and/or the total cost of the project.  To determine the price of the permit Building Services uses the Building Valuation Sheet for structural permits, or values listed on permit application for plumbing, electrical, and mechanical permits.

Building Services accepts the following forms of payment for fees:

  • Cash
  • Checks
  • Master Card, Visa or Discover cards 
     
  • (If you are mailing or faxing in your permit application, please fill out the Bank Card authorization form below and include it with your application)

Bank Card Authorization Form - this form may be filled out online and printed for submission.

Address for mailing Permit applications:

     Washington County Building Services
     Attn: Permit Staff
     155 N 1st AV, Suite 350, MS 12
     Hillsboro, OR 97124

Washington County also offers Trust Accounts that your company can deposit funds into for payment of fees when you apply for a permit.  If you are interested in doing this, please fill out the Trust Account application below and mail to the address below with your check for the initial deposit into the account.  Trust Account Application

Address for mailing Trust Account applications:

     Washington County Building Services
     Attn: Accounting
     155 N 1st AV, Suite 350, MS 12
     Hillsboro, OR 97124

Payment questions by phone: 503-846-3470

 

If you are interested in requesting a refund please fill out the refund request form.

Refund Request Form