When do I need a building permit?
A building permit is required for all new construction or structural alteration or repair to any interior or exterior portion of any building, this includes sheds, decks, and swimming pools. Any change in the use of a structure or property, regardless of extent of construction, requires a permit.

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. When are building permits not required?
3. What do I need to get a building permit?
4. What zoning district in my property in, and what does that mean?
5. Do you qualify for a fast track permit?
6. How to find Land Use Zoning on the City of Portland Website