Residential buildings

 

How to submit residential permit applications:

  1. Select the correct application, based on the permit needed.
     
  2. Complete the application and submit:
     
  3. Recommended: Check with staff to determine if a grading permit is needed.

  4. Staff will set up your permit. NOTE: This can take up to five business days. When complete, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions on payments and how to upload plans. 

  5. Upload plans to Electronic Plan Review/ProjectDox, an online electronic plan review system.

Design Criteria

Design Criteria

Residential Acknowledgement Form
 


Permit Applications

  1. Building Permit
     
  2. Electrical Permit
     
  3. Renewable Electrical Energy Permit
     
  4. Mechanical Permit
     
  5. Plumbing Permit
     
  6. Grading Permit
     
  7. Manufactured Dwelling Placement Permit 
     
  8. NFPA 13D Permit (same as Building Permit) 


Forms, Guidelines & Checklists (May be required)

  1. Residential Plans Submittal Checklist
     
  2. Property Owner Statement Regarding Construction Responsibilites (Must be signed and submitted with permit application)
     
  3. Residential Acknowledgement Form
     
  4. Revision Submittal Form
     
  5. High Efficiency Lighting and Moisture Sensitive Wood Form
     
  6. Prescriptive deck guide 
     
  7. NFPA 13D Residential Sprinkler System Checklist
     
  8. NFPA 13R Residential Sprinkler System Checklist (regulated by OSSC)
     
  9. Helical Pier and Push-Pin Foundation Repair Submittal Checklist
     
  10. Residential Engineering Design Submittal Checklist
     
  11. General Grading Permit Submittal Package Checklist
     
  12. Onsite Stormwater Requirements
     
  13. Retaining Wall Permit Requirements
     
  14. Engineering Structural Design Criteria
     
  15. Oregon Solar Installation Specialty Code Checklist
     
  16. Alternate Methods, Design and Materials of Construction Form

 

Residential Building Permit Process

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Permit Initiation
  • Select the correct application, based on the permit needed.
     
  • Complete the application and submit:
     
  • Recommended: Check with staff to determine if a grading permit is needed.

  • Staff will set up your permit. NOTE: This can take up to five business days. When complete, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions on payments and how to upload plans. 

  • Upload plans to Electronic Plan Review/ProjectDox, an online electronic plan review system.
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Completeness check (by staff)
  • Notice of incomplete submittal will be provided to applicant (if needed)

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Technical and Plan Review
  • Site plan review and grading review

  • Fire/life safety review

  • Engineering review (if needed)

  • All technical and plan review comments must be addressed prior to moving to Step 4.

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File check

  • Final review of all elements

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Permit issued
 
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Inspections (during construction)
  • Inspections must be scheduled throughout the process

    • Details included in the permit package

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Final inspection, permit finalized