Andy Back; Planning and Development Services Manager
Washington County Building Services is a full service building permit office.
We provide permitting, plan review and inspections for all phases of construction on commercial and residential properties in unincorporated Washington County and inside the city limits of Banks, Gaston and North Plains.
We also provide electrical permitting, plan review and inspections for the cities of Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Sherwood and Tualatin.
If you are unsure which jurisdiction your home or business is in - you can access that information by typing in your address on our GIS website . If you are not in our jurisdiction and need information from the correct jurisdiction please click on the following link for information on the other jurisdictions in this area: www.ThinkPermit.com.
Please also remember that any changes to or on your existing property, such as additions, garage conversions, decks, sheds and fences, need to be approved through the Current Planning Services section. They can be contacted at 503-846-8761 or check the information on their website: Current Planning Section. Thank you.
Please call 503-846-3470 or e-mail us (information below) if you have any further questions or we can help you in any way.
Building Services - Washington County Building Services is Located in Room 350 of the Public Services Building at 155 N. 1st Avenue, downtown Hillsboro. We are open Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., for questions and permit issuance.
Development Services Division
Development Services implements the disciplines of planning and building services
to protect, respect and enhance
's rural and urban communities Washington County
to promote a safe, sustainable and vital environment
that will continue to provide an excellent quality of life for future generations.
Plan Responsibly. Build Safely. Live Well.