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. For assistance, call 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.

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City approval is required before building application 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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  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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  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  
10001

City approval is required before building application 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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  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  
10001

City approval is required before building application 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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  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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  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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  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 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  
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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10001

City approval is required before building application 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
10001
  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  
10001

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
   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  
10001
  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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Phone:503-742-4240
Fax:503-742-4741
Email:bldservice@clackamas.us

150 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Lobby Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Inspections: Monday to Friday

Inspection Request Line:
503-742-4720

Soils/Septic Questions:
503-742-4740