Division Manager: Andy Back
Building Official: Scott Linfesty
Building services staff provides the following services in unincorporated Washington County:
- Permitting, plan review and inspections for all phases of construction (both residential and commercial) in unincorporated Washington County and in the cities of Banks, Gaston, River Grove and North Plains.
- Electrical permitting, plan review and inspections in unincorporated Washington County and in the cities of Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, River Grove, Sherwood and Tualatin.
New: 2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code effective Jan. 1
Washington County has adopted the new Oregon statewide building code, Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC) 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020, for all permitted projects.
Applicants should consult with design teams to ensure projects are compliant with the 2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code requirements.