Code Enforcement

We support a safe and healthy community for all residents by working to prevent, detect, investigate, resolve and enforce violations of statutes or ordinances related to public health, safety and welfare, business activities, building standards, land-use and neighborhood livability.

File a complaint Complaints Intake Policy Frequently Asked Questions

To check the status of a complaint already filed, please contact the code enforcement specialist, coordinator, or permit specialist (see list, below):

Code Enforcement Specialists
Info Call for general inquiries, assistance or to pay fines Diane Bautista
Permit Specialist
Zone 1 Urban area, unincorporated Milwaukie, Happy Valley, Oak Grove Kimberly Benthin
Code Enforcement Specialist
Zone 2 Oregon City north and east of Highway 213, Wilsonville, West Linn, Lake Oswego Andrea Hall
Zone 3 Unincorporated Oregon City, Damascus, Eagle Creek, Estacada, Colton, Mulino west of Highway 213 Andrea Hall
Zone 4 Mountain District, Sandy, Government Camp Shane Potter
Code Enforcement Specialist

You can use the Code Enforcement Inspection Zone map to identify the specialist assigned to your case.

Code Enforcement Map

Navigating the permit process

A Guide to Navigating the Permit Process when construction has been done without benefit of permits or inspections:


Our goal is to provide excellent service. Please let us know how we're doing and how we can improve by taking this brief survey or contacting Diane Gissel at or 503-742-4339.