Download Building Permit Applications and Forms

Application forms for any part of the building process are available below. Application and review fees must be paid before application processing begins.​​

Application forms​​

Alternate Materials, Design, Methods Request Form907 KB4/18/2019
Commercial Building Permit Application962 KB8/5/2020
Commercial Reroof Permit Application981 KB7/31/2019
Commercial Special Inspection and Testing Request Form911 KB4/18/2019
Contractor Authorization Form837 KB9/18/2020
Deferred Submittal Application932 KB8/17/2020
Electrical Master Permit Application868 KB12/18/2019
Electrical Permit Application1359 KB9/6/2019
Electrical Reconnect Permit Application849 KB9/6/2019
Electrical Renewable Energy Permit Application1013 KB9/6/2019
Expedited Plan Review Application930 KB7/1/2020
Fire Sprinkler Backflow/Double Detector Plumbing Permit Application871 KB9/6/2019
Fire System Permit Application990 KB7/1/2020
Manufactured Home Permit Application944 KB7/1/2020
Mechanical-Commercial Permit Application984 KB9/6/2019
Mechanical-Residential Permit Application1011 KB9/6/2019
Off-hours Inspections Application916 KB9/6/2019
Permit Extension Request Form821 KB4/18/2019
Phased Permitting Application954 KB1/30/2020
Plumbing Permit Application1376 KB9/18/2020
Pre-Submittal Meeting Application960 KB4/18/2019
Residential Building Permit Application966 KB9/6/2019
Residential New Home Moisture Content Certification Form813 KB4/18/2019
Residential Water Meter Sizing Worksheet241 KB10/7/2013
Residential Water Meter Sizing Worksheet293 KB5/27/2020
Revised Plans Submittal Form817 KB8/28/2019
Sign Permit Application985 KB7/6/2020
Single-Family Standard Erosion Control Plan - Flat Lot351 KB6/19/2019
Single-Family Standard Erosion Control Plan - Sloped Lot349 KB6/19/2019
Single-Family Standard Erosion Control Plan - Waterway349 KB6/19/2019
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Commercial Building Permit Application Guide4331 KB10/14/2019
Commercial Building Plans and Documentation Checklist79 KB7/1/2019
Fire Plans and Documentation Checklist33 KB7/1/2019
Manufactured Home Plans and Documentation Checklist75 KB7/1/2019
Mechanical-Commercial Plans and Documentation Checklist72 KB7/1/2019
Quality Assurance Plan Review Checklist-Commercial253 KB9/20/2018
Quality Assurance Plan Review Checklist-Residential186 KB9/20/2018
Radon Mitigation Plan Review Checklist738 KB9/20/2018
Residential Building Plans and Documentation Checklist80 KB7/1/2019
Sign Permit Plans and Documentation Checklist34 KB7/1/2019

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Contact us

Permit Application Center
General Questions
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Permit/License Processing
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Plans Intake
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 320
Salem OR 97301
Mail payments to:
PO Box 3405
Portland OR 97208