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Building Permit Responsibility by Jurisdiction

Building permit responsibilities may be different from one city to another in Clackamas County.

In unincorporated areas of Clackamas County, the County is responsible for issuing all types of building permits.

Building Codes Division
150 Beavercreek Rd
Oregon City, OR 97045 map
503-742-4240 

In incorporated cities in Clackamas County, jurisdiction for issuing permits varies between the city and the county by type of permit. To find out where to go for a permit if you live in an incorporated area, select your city (below). All permits may be purchased at either the city or the county except for Oregon City permits, which may only be purchased through the city.

Barlow

City approval is required before building appliation can be accepted by County.

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review  
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review  
yes
   c. Construction Inspection  
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection  
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection  
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level  
yes
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only  
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only  
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes

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Canby

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
 
 
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review  
yes
   c. Construction Inspection
 
 
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
 
 
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
 
 
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
 
 
yes
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only
 
 
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
 
 
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
 
 
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
 
 
yes

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Damascus

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review  
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review  
yes
   c. Construction Inspection  
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection  
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection  
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level  
yes
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only  
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only  
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes

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Estacada

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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Gladstone

City approval is required before building appliation can be accepted by the County.

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review  
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review  
yes
   c. Construction Inspection  
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection  
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection  
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level  
yes
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only  
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes

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Happy Valley

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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Johnson City

City approval is required before building appliation can be accepted by the County.

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review  
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review  
yes
   c. Construction Inspection  
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection  
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection  
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level  
yes
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only  
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only  
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes

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Lake Oswego

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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Milwaukie

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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Molalla

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
 
 
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
 
 
yes
   c. Construction Inspection
 
 
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
 
 
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
 
 
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
 
 
yes
PLUMBING
(all residential inspections)
 
 
yes
PLUMBING (all non-residential inspections)
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Commercial Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer only (commercial)  
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
 
 
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
 
 
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
 
 
yes

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Oregon City

OREGON CITY CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only  
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
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Rivergrove

City approval is required before building appliation can be accepted by the County.

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review  
yes
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review  
yes
   c. Construction Inspection  
yes
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection  
yes
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection  
yes
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level  
yes
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections  
yes
   c. Building Sewer Only  
yes
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only  
yes
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)  
yes
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only  
yes
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction  
yes

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Sandy

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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West Linn

<  Plan Review

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
 
 
yes
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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Wilsonville

  CITY COUNTY
BUILDING
   a. Structural Plan Review
yes
 
   b. Fire/Life Safety Plan Review
yes
 
   c. Construction Inspection
yes
 
   d. Manufactured Home Inspection
yes
 
MECHANICAL
   a. A-Level Plan Review and Inspection
yes
 
   b. Construction Insp. Other than A-Level
yes
 
PLUMBING
   a. Plan Review
yes
 
   b. All Construction Inspections
yes
 
   c. Building Sewer Only
yes
 
   d. Storm Drywall Inspection Only
yes
 
   e. Commercial Storm Sewer (grade & size only)
yes
 
ELECTRICAL
   a. Plan Review  
yes
   b. Construction Inspection  
yes
   c. Manufactured Home Feeder Only
yes
 
MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARK
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 
RECREATIONAL (RV) PARKS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAMPS
   a. Plans and Construction
yes
 

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