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Harney County services

Building department services

Permits

The local building department provides permit services for Harney County. All applications for permits are submitted to the Harney County office, or submitted online.

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Plan review and inspections

The division provides plan review and inspection services for Harney County. For more information regarding submitting plan reviews and requesting inspections, please contact the Pendleton Field Office.

Related resources

Harney County office

360 N. Alvord Ave.
Burns, OR 97720
541-573-8174

Contact

Residential Building Inspector
Howard Palmer
541-573-8174

Building Program Tech
Brett Thomas
541-573-8195

Important ready-build plan information

The majority of ready-build plans currently posted are outdated, and were originally designed using prior iterations of the state building code. The division is currently considering replacing the existing plans with updated designs. If a local building official chooses to allow the use of an outdated ready-build plan prepared under previously effective codes, they are responsible for verifying that it is in compliance with the currently adopted codes and any site-specific conditions. Accounting for any necessary compliance review time regarding local allowance of the outdated plans is subject to local policies and procedures, as further established by the building official.




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