Electrical Permits

Online Submittals and Applications

As required by state law, electrical work is not allowed until a permit has been issued. Electrical installation is defined as:

  • construction or installation of electrical wiring and the permanent attachment
  • installation of electrical products in or on any structure that is not itself an electrical product
  • maintenance or repair of installed electrical wiring and permanently attached electrical products.

For specific instances when a permit is not needed, refer to ORS 479.540.

Contractor License Verification

To verify electrical contractor license information with the state, call 503-373-1268.


  • Electrical Permit Technician/Clerical Support: 503-742-4240
  • Plan Review or Code Inquiries: 503-742-4764


150 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday 
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.