Residential buildings


The public permit 2Below is a collection of residential building permit applications, forms and checklists relating to projects for submittal to Washington County. These forms are available in PDF format for online completion and printing.

Please email your application to and a Permit Technician will send you an link to pay the fees online once your permit has been set up.  If you are submitting via fax please include a contact name and email on your application.

Permits that require plan review must be submitted in person to our office 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday. We can not accept plans via email or fax.

811 full colorCONTRACTORS ONLY: Residential electrical, plumbing and mechanical only permits may be purchased online through e-permits.

NOTE: Submit completed Building Permit Applications with fire sprinkler, fire alarm and retaining wall submittals.


Permit 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. Grading Permit Application
  7. Revision Submittal Form
  8. Manufactured Dwelling Placement Permit Application
  9. Equipment Installation Permit
  10. NFPA 13D Permit Application (same as the regular Building Permit application) 
  11. High Efficiency Lighting and Moisture Sensitive Wood Form
  12. Alternate Methods, Design and Materials of Construction Form
  13. Important Notice

Residential Guidelines & Checklists

Fees and Payments

  1. Trust Account Application
  2. Refund Request
  3. Fee Schedule
  4. Residential Building Valuation Table


  1. Electrical Plan Review for Complex Structures
  2. Permit Jurisdictions
  3. Electronic Plan Review - EPR - ProjectDox
  4. State of Oregon Construction Contractors' Board