Download Building Permit Applications and Forms

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

Mechanical Permits Online: Registered PAC Portal users can log in to the PAC Portal and apply for a mechanical permit, upload mechanical documents and pay for the permit in one step. Once you are logged in, click the Apply for Permit button and then click the Apply for Mechanical Permit. The application wizard will guide you through the application process.

Plumbing Permits Online: Registered PAC Portal users can log in to the PAC Portal and apply for a plumbing permit, upload plumbing documents and pay for the permit in one step. Once you are logged in, click the Apply for Permit button and then click the Apply for Plumbing Permit. The application wizard will guide you through the application process.

The list of applications and forms are available below. Look for other permits applications to become available in 2022.

For questions regarding Building Permit Applications and Forms please contact our Permit Application Center, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 503-588-6256


Application forms​​

  
  
  
Alternate Materials, Design, Methods Request Form907 KB4/18/2019
Commercial Building Permit Application962 KB8/5/2020
Commercial Reroof Permit Application952 KB9/22/2020
Commercial Special Inspection and Testing Request Form911 KB4/18/2019
Contractor Authorization Form829 KB2/11/2021
Deferred Submittal Application931 KB7/6/2021
Electrical Master Permit Application868 KB12/18/2019
Electrical Permit Application1357 KB7/28/2021
Electrical Reconnect Permit Application849 KB9/6/2019
Electrical Renewable Energy Permit Application1013 KB9/6/2019
Expedited Plan Review Application931 KB7/6/2021
Fire Sprinkler Backflow/Double Detector Plumbing Permit Application875 KB12/20/2021
Fire System Permit Application992 KB7/6/2021
Manufactured Home Permit Application944 KB7/6/2021
Mechanical-Commercial Permit Application986 KB10/19/2021
Mechanical-Residential Permit Application1010 KB10/19/2021
Off-hours Inspections Application916 KB9/6/2019
Permit Extension Request Form821 KB4/18/2019
Phased Permitting Application954 KB1/30/2020
Plumbing Permit Application1381 KB12/20/2021
Pre-Submittal Meeting Application960 KB4/18/2019
Residential Building Permit Application1039 KB8/9/2021
Residential New Home Moisture Content Certification Form813 KB4/18/2019
Residential Water Meter Sizing Worksheet293 KB11/23/2020
Revised Plans Submittal Form817 KB8/28/2019
Sign Permit Application (Permanent)968 KB12/9/2021
Sign Permit Application (Temporary)940 KB12/9/2021
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
State Building Code Modification Request Form906 KB4/18/2019
Structural Demolition Permit Application947 KB7/6/2021
Temporary Occupancy Application938 KB4/28/2021
Tent or Canopy Permit Application913 KB12/3/2020

Checklists

  
  
  
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-Commercial205 KB10/10/2019
Quality Assurance Plan Review Checklist-Residential172 KB10/10/2019
Radon Mitigation Plan Review Checklist738 KB9/20/2018
Residential Building Plans and Documentation Checklist99 KB10/7/2021
Sign Permit Plans and Documentation Checklist34 KB7/1/2019
Temporary Sign Rules and Installation Checklist60 KB7/27/2021

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Contact us

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

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

Plans Intake
Monday–Friday
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
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