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

Contact us

For general inquiries, please contact the Permit Specialist at or 503-742-4452.

If you have an inquiry about a vehicle illegally parked in a roadway, please call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 503-655-8211.

If you are already working with a specific Code Enforcement Specialist or Coordinator, please contact them directly.

Navigating the permit process

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


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