Andy Back; Planning and Development Services Manager
Welcome to Washington County Building Services. We are a full-service building permit office providing 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.
In addition, we provide electrical permitting, plan review and inspections for the cities of Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Sherwood and Tualatin.
Unsure in which jurisdiction your property resides?
To learn in which jurisdiction your home or business is located, input your address into the county's GIS website. If your property is located in another jurisdiction, contact that building department to get answers to the questions you need. Find a listing of the building departments throughout the State of Oregon on the ThinkPermit.com website.
Additions? Garage conversions? New decks, sheds or fences?
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 and Development Assistance section. In person assistance is available Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. during lobby hours. Phone assistance (503-846-8761) is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You can also e-mail your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building Services Office Location and Hours
Washington County Public Services Building
Land Use & Transportation Department
Planning and Development Services, Building Services Section
155 N 1st Avenue, Suite 350
Lobby Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.