Permit services

Statewide services

The division provides permit and inspection services for these devices and/or structures throughout Oregon:

Local building department services

Most cities or counties in Oregon have a building department that provides plan review, permit, and inspection services for the structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades. 

Search for your local building department​

BCD provides full or limited building department services for a handful of counties (and cities within these counties) across the state. These include:​


BCD administers ePermitting, a Web-based commercial software that provides permit services to more than 50 cities and counties across the state. Contractors and homeowners in these locations can go online anywhere, or from any device, to purchase a building permit or schedule an inspection.

​Ready-build plans

The division offers building plans​ for pole barns, detached garages, decks, and carports that are preapproved to meet the state building code. Plans are available to download at no charge. Consumers who use the plans must work with their local building department to access required permits and inspections, and pay applicable fees.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Salem office

1535 Edgewater St. NW
Salem, OR 97304
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Field offices

800 SE Emigrant Ave., Suite 360
Pendleton, OR 97801
Hours: 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m.

Coos Bay
500 Central Ave., Suite 135
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Hours: 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m.​​