Commercial Buildings

Find commercial permit applications, forms, design criteria and checklists below.

How to submit applications:

Contractors only: Commercial electrical and plumbing permits that do not required plan review may be purchased online through Oregon E-Permitting

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811 full colorPermit 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. Equipment Installation Permit
  7. Grading Permit Application
  8. Revision Submittal Form
  9. For all other types of permits, use Building Permit Application
  10. Alternate Methods, Design and Materials of Construction Form
  11. Deferred Submittal Requirements and Agreement
  12. Deferred Submittal Form
  13. Special Inspection and Testing Agreement Form
  14. Fire Department Access Approval Form
  15. Fire Sprinkler Affidavit Form
  16. Electrical Plan Review Information Sheet

Guidelines & Checklists

  1. Code Summary Handout - New Construction and Tenant Improvement PDF 
  2. Commercial Plans Initial Submittal Checklist
  3. Engineering Plan Review Guidelines
  4. Commercial Final Inspection Checklist
  5. Helical Pier and Push-Pin Foundation Repair Submittal Checklist
  6. Grading and Site Work Plan Submittal Checklists
  7. Grading Ordinance
  8. NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Checklist
  9. NFPA 13R Sprinkler System Checklist (for residential structures regulated by the
  10. NFPA 72 Fire Alarm Checklist
  11. Private Water & Hydrant Checklist
  12. Kitchen Hood Suppression System
  13. Mechanical Unit Installation/Replacement Checklist
  14. Seismic Design Requirements for Mechanical and Electrical Components and Piping
    System Guidelines
  15. Commercial Plumbing Complex Structure Guideline
  16. Commercial Electrical Complex Structure Guideline
  17. Oregon Solar Installation Specialty Code Checklist
  18. Paint Booth Checklist
  19. Suspended Ceilings Seismic Design Guidelines
  20. Request for Information Procedure

Payment & Fees


  1. Electrical Plan Review for Complex Structures
  2. Permit Jurisdictions
  3. State of Oregon Construction Contractors' Board
  4. Online Inspection Guide