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Community Planning | Building | Engineering

Effective April 22, 2017
New Stormwater Management for Small Sites
Are you planning a new home or addition that will create or disturb 1,000 square feet or more of impervious surface (e.g., roofs and driveways)? If you answered yes, your project will need to address water quality treatment standards. Please view the LIDA and Homebuilding Fact Sheet. It describes the treatment requirement and review process so you can move forward with a functional and beautiful project that benefits you and the Tualatin River watershed.


Preparing for Your Visit
The Permit Center is available to obtain information about permits, application forms, zoning code questions and other department requirements.  Planning, building and engineering staff provide individual services and work together to assist you in completing permit processes.

Customers are asked to sign in at the reception counter to indicate the type of service they are requesting. For faster service, come prepared with your site address or permit number.

Wifi is available in the waiting area and meeting rooms.

Services Available

Apply for a Permit
Customers may apply for permits in person, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Licensed professionals may register for online account and apply for specific building permits that do not require plan review through our online services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Land Use Application Review and Intake

    Generally, intake of a complete land use review application requires approximately one hour. Please plan your visit accordingly.

  • Building Permit Application Review and Intake

    Generally, intake of a complete New Commercial Building Permit or New Residential Building Permit application requires approximately one hour. Intake for all other types of building permits requires approximately 30 minutes. Please plan your visit accordingly.

  • Public Facility Improvement Permit Application and Intake

    Generally, intake of a complete Public Facility Improvement Permit for all work in the right of way require approximately one hour. Please plan your visit accordingly.

Pay Permit Fees
Customers may pay for permit fees in person, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Customers may also pay permit fees through our online payments services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Permit Status
Customers may obtain information about permit status in person, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Customers may also obtain information about permit and inspection status through our online services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Permit Coordinator
The permit coordinator assists with the project development process by acting as a liaison between developers, builders, applicants and city staff for coordination of planning, engineering and building permits.  To find out if your project has been approved, what conditions of approval are not met, information on system development fees, the development process, or certificate of occupancy, please contact Albert Shields, Program Development Specialist, at 503-718-2426.

Code Compliance
Code enforcement officers maintain community safety and livability through effective enforcement of state and local codes.

Citizens may submit a code violation complaint online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Contact information must be provided so that we can contact the complainant to act on request for code compliance services.  All information entered into the online code compliance system becomes public record, including your contact information.

If you are unable to submit a request online, paper forms are available at the Permit Center.

For help with our code compliance program or our online system, please call 503-718-2421 or email us at codecompliance@tigard-or.gov and we will get back to you.  Please allow up to two business days for a response.
 
Records Requests
Oregon Public Records Law grants each person the right to inspect the records of a public body (unless exempt from disclosure). Customers may view public records through the options listed below:

  • View public records online through Weblink, our document management system.
  • Submit an online Public Records Request. City records staff will contact you within 5 business days of receiving a request.
  • Call 503-718-2483 to schedule an appointment to view public records at City Hall.

Planning Permits

Building Permits

Permit Applications and Forms
If you have any questions regarding building permit applications and forms, please contact the Building Permit Technicians at 503-718-2439.

Inspection Requests
The building division has an automated inspection request system for inspections, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a cut-off time of 7 a.m. for inspections that business day. Note: Service may be suspended between the hours from 2 to 3 a.m. for system maintenance.

  • Inspection Request Line (24 hours/day)
    503-639-4175 (Use this automated system to schedule, cancel, or obtain inspection results.  Permit number and inspection code are required.)
  • View the User Guide for instructions on the automated system and a list of inspection codes.
  • Online Inspection Request | Online Inspection User Guide adobe icon

For Homeowners: Do I need a permit?
Oregon law requires you to obtain permits for a range of work on your home to ensure that the improvements meet minimum building standards to ensure safe workmanship. View the State of Oregon’s Permits Protect page for specific details.

Engineering Permits

If you have any questions regarding engineering permit applications and forms, please contact Jonny Gish at 503-718-2467.
 

 

Contact
City of Tigard Permit Center
13125 SW Hall Blvd; Tigard, OR 97223
Planning/Engineering
  503-718-2421 | Email
Building
  503-718-2439 | Email
Permit Coordinator
  503-718-2426 | Email
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Hours of Operation

Permit Center 
Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Payments until 4:30 p.m.

Building Inspections
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Inspection Requests (24/7) 
» IVR Request Line: 503-639-4175
   IVR User Guide adobe icon 
» Online Inspection Requests  
   Online Inspection User Guide adobe icon

Active Permits
 


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 » Online Building Permits
 » Online Payments
 » Do I Need a Permit?
 » Residential Site Plan Review (Guide)
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