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Building Inspections


Our office will be closed at noon on December 24, 2013 and closed all day on December 25, 2013 and January 1, 2014.

During the holidays there will be some changes to inspection services. Building, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical inspections will be provided on December 24, 2013. However, in addition to the days the office will be closed, there will not be any building, mechanical, or plumbing inspections provided on December 26, 2013, December 27, 2013, December 31, 2013 and January 2, 2014. Electrical inspections will not be effected by these changes. As a reminder, electrical inspections are not provided on Fridays.


Inspection Line Information

Inspection line phone number: (503) 623-8771


Before calling the inspection line, please have your permit number ready.

The inspection line is a voice automated system. The following question will be prompted after you finish talking. Please note that if there is background noise or static the next question may not be prompted. Please listen to each individual question.

You will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Permit number
  • Job site address
  • Type of inspection
  • Indicate whether or not inspection is a re-inspection
  • Date you would like inspection

At any time during the recording you can leave special instructions, ie: gate code.

Failure to provide all of the above information may possibly result in a delay of the inspection.

The inspection line is available 7 days a week/24 hours a day. Inspections are checked by 7:30 am each business day for same day inspections. If you call after the cut-off time your inspection will be scheduled for the following business day.

Inspector’s Office Hours

Building: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (Monday – Friday)
Electrical: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (Monday – Thursday)