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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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The Property Compliance Division enforces compliance with the City codes and the State building codes. Each year, BDS inspectors respond to more than 10,000 inquiries pertaining to zoning, construction, dangerous buildings and other violations.

Property Compliance

Find out about the bureau's compliance services

Title 29 Compliance

Enforcement of Title 29 including Nuisance (trash and debris, tall grass and weeds, disabled vehicles on private property) and Housing (property maintenance and conditions of structures) violations.

What is a code violation?

Find out about the types of code violations.

Reporting code violations

Find out about how to report a code violation to the bureau

Code violation response process

Find out how the bureau responds to a code violation.

Guidelines for Occupied RVs and Tiny Homes on Wheels on Private Property

The latest information on Occupied RVs and Tiny Homes is available at the link above. If regulations change, BDS will update this information. If you have questions not answered in this brochure, contact BDS at 503-823-7300.

Pautas para Casas Rodantes Habitadas y Casas Pequeñas sobre llantas ubicadas en una Propiedad Privada

Información reciente sobre los vehículos recreacionales ocupados y las casas pequeñas está disponible en el enlace de arriba. Si las regulaciones cambian, BDS actualizará esta información. Tiene preguntas? Comuníquese con nosotros al 503-823-7300.

Homelessness Toolkit

This web page provides information regarding homelessness issues and camping on public property and public right-of-ways. Concerns regarding camping on private property may be reported to BDS under "reporting code violations" above.

Mandatory Renter Relocation Assistance

Learn about Portland’s rules around no cause evictions, rent increases over 10% and changes to lease terms.