Looking for information on permits that Washington County Building Services has issued? 

Look Up My Permit is a search database that provides various property maps and information on permits that have been issued in Washington County from 1989 to the current date.  You can search this database 24 hours daily by permit number, name, Tax ID number or address of the property.

Research on permits for the years previous to 1989 is available in our office on microfiche at 155 N. 1st Avenue, Hillsboro, Suite 350, from 8-4 pm Monday-Friday.

Building Permit Search shows permits applied for and issued on a yearly, monthly and daily basis in unincorporated Washington County. 

You may search by:

Permit number
Permit Type
Tax Lot ID

You can print the information by:

or a Data File that can be loaded into an Excel Spreadsheet

Looking for statistical data on the number of permits that Washington County has issued over the years?

History and Summaries shows statistical data on the activity of our division on a monthly basis (totaled at year end) from the years 1985 to current.  The data provided is this:

Plan Reviews done - Submitted, Completed and Average Days to complete.

Staff Assistance - Number of customers waited on and files closed out (finaled).

Permit Issuance - Total number of permits issued:

  • Single Family Residences (New and Additions/Remodels)
  • Commercial/Industrial (New and Tenant Improvements)
  • Multi-Family Complexes (Apartments, Condo's)
  • Manufactured Homes
  • Miscellaneous (Garages, Carports, Docks, Retaining Walls, Outbuildings, Demolitions, Gazebos, Decks)
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical

Inspections  - Total number of Structural, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical building permits inspected on a monthly basis.

Financial - Total amount of fees collected and valuation of all permits issued through Building Services on a monthly basis.

We hope the the search database and the reports we have complied will help you with your search for permits.  If you have any questions on the use of the reports or need help using them, please call 503-846-8620.  We will be glad to help you.