Oregon Contractor Licenses

A lot of construction trades require licensing, which is also the case in Oregon. If you do plan on getting involved in any construction work within the state, you might want to learn beforehand which licenses and permits are being issued by the state government so as not to get yourself in trouble. This also applies to homeowners wanting to hire a contractor.

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The Importance of Having a Contractor’s License

New contractors often overlook the importance of not having a license, and more often than not, end up regretting it once it’s all too late. Aside from the obvious and most important reason of complying with the state’s codes and regulations, there are other factors involved that can be of huge impact to an individual’s career.

These are some of the benefits of getting the proper licenses

  • It showcases your specialty and credibility. There are different types and sub-types of licenses being issued in the state of Oregon. Having a license in a specific trade would mean that the individual is skilled and is more than capable of doing that particular construction job. This is a major factor in attracting more potential clients.
  • Helps keep Oregon free from frauds and scammers. Like it or not, frauds and scammers are everywhere, including of course the construction industry. Having a license means keeping track of legitimate contractors within the state where potential clients can verify their contractor’s professional competence.
  • Contractor’s insurance. Licensed contractors are bound to have the right insurance policies which both parties, the client and contractor, benefit from. Basically, any incident that may have caused damages or even personal injuries, are insured.

Who Doesn’t Need a Contractor’s License in the State

Not all professions or trades of practices are required to be registered in the state of Oregon. As with other states, there a few disciplines that does not need a license to which you can find are listed below.

  • Gutter cleaning
  • Debris cleaning
  • Use of pressure or power washing with the intent of cleaning
  • Real estate property managers

Who Needs a Contractor’s License in State?

There are two (2) types of licenses that are issued in the state of Oregon. As long as your work involves home improvement, building construction or any of the professions listed below, you will need to register for a license under the CCB (Construction Contractors Board). Take note that this license does not automatically grant individual licenses that require experience, training and education. This is a registration that simply allows you as a contractor to work on a property.

The other types of licenses are individual licenses that would involve your actual profession which fall under the BCD (Building Codes Division). Either as a general contractor, your key employees or yourself must have their licenses to do work in accordance with their licensed disciplines. These would include plumbing jobs, electrical jobs, boiler installations, manufactured and mobile home installers or elevator installers.

How to Renew Your Contractor’s License

The state of Oregon requires contractors to renew their licenses at least 8 weeks prior to its expiration. All the information about license renewal can be found here, where the contractor will need to log in to the state government’s database with their registered account.

How to Get Your Construction Contractors Board License

  • Step 1: The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Step 2: The applicant must have completed at least a 16-hour training from an approved or certified educational program.
  • Step 3: Applicants must pass an examination based on the 1st edition of NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project management under Oregon’s standard.
  • Step 4: Acquire the right type of endorsement with the help from this chart. Before an individual can apply for a CCB license, he or she must choose between a residential and commercial endorsement. Both endorsements can be given to a contractor but they must have a bond for each endorsement. A single liable insurance for both endorsements is acceptable.
  • Step 5: Register the assumed business name, corporation, or LLC with Oregon’s Secretary of State. More information can be found here.
  • Step 6: The applicant is required to provide a CCB surety bond. Requirements and bond amounts can be found here.
  • Step 7: An applicant must provide legitimate proof of their general liability insurance. More information about liability insurances can be found here.
  • Step 8: If an applicant has workers employed or is expected to hire employees, a worker’s compensation insurance is required. More information about this type of insurance can be found here.
  • Step 9: Account numbers from all partners or employers are required. This may mean federal or state tax numbers. More information can be found here.
  • Step 10: Fill out the application form for the right endorsement type, either commercial endorsement, residential endorsement or both residential and commercial endorsement.
  • Step 11: The applicant must attach all the necessary documents with their application form.
  • Step 12: The applicant must pay an application fee of $250 for a 2-year term license. Do take note that CCB no longer accepts cash. They do accept Mastercard, Discover, Visa or Check. Money orders are also accepted.

How to Get Your Building Codes Division Contractor Licenses

Unlike CCB licenses, BCD licenses are issued separately based on an applicant’s trade or profession. Listed below are the licenses that can be acquired from the BCD Licensing Department.

Plumbing Licenses

Homeowners can lookup plumbing licenses through CCB’s database.

Journeyman Plumber

Job Description:

The job would involves most of the duties of a plumber, including but not limited to remodels, alterations, and installations.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must provide legitimate proof stating that the applicant has had at least 576 hours of training or education in plumbing in the span of four years. More information can be found under the OAR 918-695-0030(2)(a) code.
  1. Instead of requirement (a), the applicant can provide a certificate of an at least 4-year long apprenticeship program instead. A referral letter from an OPB-approved training program or Registered Training Committee is also an acceptable substitute. Learn more about the apprenticeship program here.
  1. The applicant must provide legitimate proof stating that the applicant has had at least 3,850 hours of lawful residential job experience and another 3,850 hours of lawful commercial job experience.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 64 questions in under 4 hours. A codebook for plumbing can be found here.

Application:

Once requirements are met, individuals can apply for their license here.

Water Treatment Installer

Job Description:

Water treatment installers are responsible for connecting indirect waste connections and potable water systems through vent and drain waste systems.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant is required to pass an 18-month lomg Oregon State Apprentice Program. Otherwise, a referral letter from an OPB-approved training program or Registered Training Committee is also an acceptable substitute.
  1. The applicant must provide legitimate proof stating that the applicant has had at least 210 hours of training from topics listed under 918-695-0130(3)(b)(A), together with at least 3,000 hours of training from topics listed under OAR 918-695-0130(3)(b)(B).
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 question in under 3 hours. References and codebooks can be found here.

Application:

The application can be found here.

Residential Water-Heater Installer

Job Description:

The scope of the job would be replacing or installing water heaters for family dwellings consisting of one or two families.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must be working under a corporation, be a sole proprietor, or be a partner in a partnership with a plumbing contractor license holder and LMS (Electrical Limited Specialty).
  1. If requirement (a) does not apply, the applicant must at least have finished an 8-hour training class from an approved or certified training program related to water heater installations. In addition, the applicant must also be employed by a plumbing contractor. More information about licensing and certification can be found with Oregon’s Building Codes Division implemented statutes.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours. More information about the plumbing code program can be found here.

Application:

Contractors can apply for their individual licensing here.

Solar heating and Cooling Installer

Job Description:

The contractor will have the responsibility for installing and replacing solar heating and cooling systems, including but not limited to heat storage systems, heat transfer systems, solar conversions of a water cooling or heating system, and other applicable disciplines.

Requirements:

  1. Applicants must at least have completed 2,000 hours of legitimate experience or training in relation to BCD statutes – Chapter 918 – Division 695-0125 (2) (c).
  1. Otherwise, a total of at least 2,288 hours of on-the-job training with classroom training in relation to BCD statutes – Chapter 918 – Division 695-0125 (2) (b) is an alternative option.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours. Learn more about plumbing code program here.

Application:

The application form can be found and downloaded here.

Electrical Licenses

Homeowners can lookup electrical licenses through CCB’s database.

General Supervising Electrician

Job Description:

A General Supervising Electrician’s job would include lay outing, planning and designing of electrical work while having the authority to sign permits required by the state. Responsibility includes directing, supervising, and managing any alteration and electrical installations.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must be a licensed Oregon Journeyman Electrician with a verified 8,000 hours of on-the-job experience.
  1. Otherwise, an applicant must at least be a viable candidate for becoming a Journeyman Electrician with all the requirements. More detailed information can be found here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 64 questions in under 4 hours. Find out more about Electrical License Examination Guidelines here.

Application:

Contractors can apply for their individual licensing here.

General Journeyman Electrician

Job Description:

A Journeyman Electrician is responsible for any electrical installation work under the supervision of a General Supervising Electrician.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must have completed their apprenticeship program required by the state. Find out more about Oregon’s Apprenticeship and Training Division.
  1. Otherwise, the applicant must provide legitimate proof of classroom training with at least 576 hours, and an on-the-job experience with at least 8,000 hours. A minimum of 1,000 hours is required from each of the categories, namely commercial, industrial and residential. Detailed information can be found here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours. Learn more about the Electrical Code Program.

Application:

Apply for a General Journeyman Electrician license in Oregon here.

Limited Supervising Electrician

Job Description:

A limited Supervising Electrician is given the responsibility to provide lay outs and designs and plan out electrical works. They also have the authority to sign permits that are required by the state.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must be registered as a Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician in Oregon. In addition, the applicant must also provide proof of having on-the-job experience that totals no less than 8,000 hours.
  1. Otherwise, the applicant must be a viable candidate as a Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician, meeting all the requirements, documents and training required by the state. An additional on-the-job experience of not less than 8,000 hours is also required. Learn more about the license here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 64 questions in under 4 hours. Approved testing materials can be found here.

Application:

Application for Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician licensing can be found here.

Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician

Job Description:

The job scope mainly consists of maintenance, replacements, installation and repairs of electrical wirings and other electrical-related equipment involving industrial plants or manufacturing plants. As a journeyman, they are required to work under the supervision of a supervising electrician.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must complete the apprenticeship program required by the state.
  1. Otherwise, a 576-hour classroom training program is acceptable with job experience in a commercial or industrial workplace. The job experience must be no less than 8,000 hours.
  1. Otherwise, a combined commercial and industrial on-the-job experience of at least 16,000 hours is accepted. Detailed information for minimum hour requirements for each category can be found here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours. Helpful testing materials are listed here.

Application:

Application form and information about the examination can be found here.

Limited Maintenance Electrician

Job Description:

The Limited Maintenance Electrician’s job scope is mainly electrical installation repairs and maintenance of a commercial building, an operating plant, or institution. They are not allowed to perform any electrical installation work.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must go through the state-approved apprenticeship program in Oregon.
  1. Otherwise, proof of 288-hour classroom training, together with an on-the-job training of not less than 8,000 hours is acceptable.
  1. If requirement (a) and (b) do not apply, an on-the-job experience of no less than 8,000 hours is also acceptable as long as minimum hours for each category are met.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 28 questions in under 2 hours. Approved references can be found here.

Application:

The application form and more information about the licensing can be found here.

Limited Residential Electrician

Job Description:

Job scope involves electrical installations under the supervision and direction of a General Supervising Electrician. The job must not exceed 3-floors above grade when dealing with residential properties.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must go through the state-approved apprenticeship program in Oregon.
  1. Otherwise, 288 hours of classroom experience is an acceptable substitute, together with an on-the-job training of not less than 8,000 hours.
  1. Otherwise, a total of 8,000 hours  of on-the-job experience is an acceptable substitute as long as all the minimum hours of each category are met.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours. Electrical License Examination Guide can be found on their official website.

Application:

The application for the Limited Residential Electrician license can be found on this page.

Class A Limited Energy Technician

Job Description:

The job scope generally involves any repairs, alterations and installations of limited energy systems.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must be working under the supervision of a Limited Energy Contractor, Electrical Contractor, or be a licensed electrical contractor themselves. Being employed under a single employer for an industrial plant is also acceptable.
  1. The applicant must go through the state-approved apprenticeship program in Oregon.
  1. Otherwise, classroom training of more than 432 hours is also an acceptable substitute, along with on-the-job experience consisting of no less than 6,000 hours.
  1. Otherwise, work experience of more than 12,000 hours is an acceptable substitute too as long as they reach the minimum hours from categories listed at OAR-918-282-0355 and OAR-918-282-0345.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours. Check the state’s approved testing materials here.

Application:

The application form, verification form and exam information can be found here.

Class B Limited Energy Technician

Job Description:

The scope of this job involves mostly working with limited energy electrical activity. In other words, it is a toned-down Class A Limited Energy Technician in terms of requirements and job description.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must be a licensed Electrical Contractor or at least work for one, or with a licensed Limited Energy Contractor. Working under an employer from an industrial plant is also acceptable.
  1. The applicant must go through the state-approved apprenticeship program in Oregon.
  1. A positive alternative is that the applicant can provide a transcript of classroom training consisting of at least 288 hours and more than 4,000 hours of work experience. In addition, the applicant must also complete a board-approved training program lasting at least 32 hours.
  1. Alternatively, 8,000 hours of verified work experience is an acceptable alternative too, along with a 32-hour board-approved training program. That is of course if the work experience meets the minimum hour requirement for categories involving the scope of of focus. The requirements for hours can be found here and here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 28 questions in no more than 2 hours. Check the state’s approved testing materials here.

Application:

Aspiring Class B Limited Energy Technicians can apply for their individual license here.

  • Limited Renewable Energy Technician

Job Description:

The scope generally involves installation of renewable energy systems.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must at least be employed by an Electrical Contractor or by a Limited Renewable Energy Contractor.
  1. The applicant must go through the state-approved Apprenticeship Program in Oregon.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 28 questions in under 2 hours. Approved exam material can be found here.

Application:

The application can be found here. It includes scheduling of your exam and experience verification.

Limited Journeyman Sign Electrician

Job Description:

Limited Journeyman Sign Electricians mainly service or install electrical signs with lighting outlines.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must have a licensed Limited Sign Contractor employer.
  1. The applicant must have completed the state-approved Apprenticeship Program in Oregon.
  1. Alternatively, an applicant can provide transcripts of required classroom training together with a verified document showing on-the-job work experience of no less than 4,000 hours.
  1. Alternatively, a verified document showing on-the-job experience of at least 8,000 hours is acceptable. There are requirements in terms of the distribution of those 8,000 hours specifying what type of work the applicant must have been working on and for how long. Those can be found here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 28 questions in under 2 hours. Approved exam material can be found here.

Application:

The application for this license can be found here.

Limited Journeyman Stage Electrician

Job Description:

The scope of the job basically involves installations of branch circuits, temporary feeders and other electrical equipment that may be used in stage-related productions including but not limited to filming, displays, shows, conventions and theaters.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must be under the employment of a licensed Electrical Contractor.
  1. Provide official transcripts that can verify classroom training that total no less than 150 hours and at least 4,000 hours of job experience.
  1. Provide proof of at least 8,000 of job experience that meet the minimum requirements in the different categories outlined here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in no more than 3 hours. Approved exam material can be found here.

Application:

Applicants can go to the state’s official licensing page here.

Limited Building Maintenance Electrician

Job Description:

The scope mainly includes repairs, replacements and maintenance of electrical equipment including everything from light switches to receptacles. The job takes place within the premises of a commercial building and/or other facilities that are designated by the board with no more than 300 volts of electrical systems.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must undergo a state-approved 1-year training program.
  1. Alternatively, 2,000 verified hours of repairs, replacements and maintenance experience working on electrical equipment is an acceptable substitute. More information can be found here.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 28 question in no more than 2 hours.

Application:

The application for Limited Building maintenance Electrician can be found here.

Elevator Licenses

Limited Journeyman

Job Description:

The main scope includes repairing, maintaining and installing elevators, and other involved mechanical and electrical systems.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must have completed the state-approved Apprenticeship Program in Oregon.
  1. Alternatively, a legitimate document or certificate of completion of a mechanic examination may be accepted as a replacement.

Application:

Licensing forms for the Elevator Limited Journeyman license can be found here.

Limited Mechanic

Job Description:

The scope mainly involves elevator equipment installations, maintenance, repairs and alterations.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must submit proof of 4,000 hours of experience, and have it notarized work. The applicant must also have worked on no less than 40 different projects.
  1. The applicant must provide a verified document that shows gross business income in excess of $75,000.

Application:

Limited Mechanic applications can be found here.

Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic

Job Description:

The job will involve reciprocating conveyors installations, maintenance, repairs and alterations.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must submit proof of at least 3,000 hours of work experience related to the field.

Application:

The application can be found on this page.

Restricted Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic

Job Description:

The job scope involves the maintenance, repairs, alterations and installation of reciprocating conveyors and its mechanical parts. Since it is a restricted license, the mechanic must work under the supervision of a licensed Reciprocating Conveyor Mechanic or Limited Elevator Mechanic.

Application:

More information and application form can be found here.

Boiler Licenses

Class 1 Trainee/Helper

Job Description:

The work involves pressure vessels, pressure piping and boiler installations, repairs and maintenance. The trainee/Helper must however work under the supervision of a licensed individual.

Requirements:

This license does not have minimum required requirements due to its limited scope.

Application:

The Class 1 application can be found here.

Class 2 Pressure Vessel Installer

Job Description:

The job generally covers installments and repairs of unfired pressure vessels. More information can be found here.

Requirements:

  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 28 questions in under 2 hours. Code book information can be found here.

Application:

The application for Pressure Vessel Installer can be found here.

Class 3 Service Mechanic

Job Description:

The job covers repairs and installations of boilers and unfired pressure vessels.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must at least have 2,000 hours of on-the-job experience including working on boiler repairs or installations.
  2. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours.

Application:

More information on the application can be found here.

Class 4 Boilermaker

Job Description:

Class 4 Boilermakers covers pressure vessels and boilers repairs, installations and alterations.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must at least have no less than 2,000 hours of on-the-job welding experience and another 2,000 hours of non-welding experience involving pressure vessels and/or boilers.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in no more than 3 hours. Learn more about its codes and programs here.

Application:

Class 4 Boilermaker application can be found here.

Class 5 Pressure Piping Mechanic

Job Description:

The scope of the job includes boiler and pressure vessel installations and cast-iron sectional boilers assembly and installations. This also includes pressure piping repairs, alterations, installations and fabrications.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must provide proof of at least 2,000 hours of brazing or pipe-welding experience on ASME B31.3 process piping, together with an additional 2,000 hours of pressure piping work experience.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in under 3 hours.

Application:

The application form, exam scheduling and other required document verification information can be found here.

Class 5A Process Piping Mechanic

Job Description:

The job scope includes repairs, alterations, fabrications and installations of B31.3 process piping.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must provide proof of at least 2,000 hours of brazing or pipe-welding experience on ASME B31.3 process piping, together with an additional 2,000 hours of pressure piping work experience.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in no more than 3 hours. Topics cover those included in OAR-918-225-069 (8).

Application:

The application for this license can be found here.

Class 5B Refrigeration Piping Mechanic

Job Description: The job scope includes the repairs, alterations, fabrications and installations of B31.5 process piping.

Requirements:

  1. An applicant must provide proof of at least 2,000 hours of brazing or pipe-welding experience on ASME B31.5 process piping, together with an additional 2,000 hours of pressure piping work experience.
  1. Pass an open book examination that consists of 52 questions in no more than 3 hours. Topics included are listed on OAR-918-225-069 (9).

Application:

The application can be found here.

Class 6 Welder

Job Description:

A Class 6 Welder would generally be in charge of pressure piping, pressure vessels, and boiler welding. Workers can only perform their jobs under the supervision of a license holder of Class 4, 5A, 5B or 5.

Requirements:

  1. The applicant must be employed by a state-approved welding employer.
  1. Provide a statement from the employer stating that the applicant is qualified to do welding work under ASME. More information regarding this qualification can be found here.

Application:

The application can be found here.

Manufactured Dwelling Licenses

The state of Oregon also issues licenses for manufactured dwellings, and you can find all the information you need here.

Contractor and Business Licenses

For contractor and business licenses, you can go ahead and click here. Among the listed licenses being issued in the state of Oregon are Restricted Contractors, Limited Energy Contractors, Plumbing Businesses, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Businesses, Plumbing and Limited Pump Installation Contractors, and Elevator Contractor Electrical.

Lead-Safe Licensing

The use of lead in construction materials is controlled by codes and regulations which you can find here. The general rule is that any construction business doing renovations on residential homes and buildings built before the year 1978 are required to have this license.

For an individual or contractor’s business to get a license, an employee or at least one of the owners must have completed an 8-hour RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting) training program. Once all requirements are met, the individual or business representative can apply for their license here. For more information about the use of lead materials, click here.

For inquiries or questions, call them at (971)-673-0440 or email them at lead.program@state.or.us.

Asbestos Abatement

Asbestos is a well-known mineral that is considered as a danger to a person’s health when it breaks and enter the air. That is why asbestos abatement regulation has been established in the state of Oregon when working on materials such as asbestos siding. A complete guide for asbestos removal, repair and maintenance can be found on their website.

The application for the Asbestos Abatement Contractor license can be found here. Applicants must pay a DEQ asbestos license fee of $1,000.

For more information about asbestos abatement, applicants can call the Department of Environmental Quality at (503)-229-5696 or email them at DEQinfo@deq.state.or.us.

Construction Contractor’s Board

The Construction Contractor’s Board, or more popularly known in Oregon as CCB is solely responsible for licensing individuals, companies, or businesses to do construction work within the state’s jurisdiction. Any questions or inquiries regarding CCB licensing should be directed below.

Construction Contractors Board Contact Information:

201 High St SE Suite 600, Salem, OR 97301-3416

PO Box 14140, OR 97309-5052

(503) – 378 – 4621, ccb.info@state.or.us

Building Codes Division

Unlike CCB licensing, the BCD is responsible for issuing individual licenses in the state of Oregon. There are several boards that are currently in operation and are listed below. You can easily contact them for your questions or inquiries regarding your individual licensing.

Building Codes Division Contact Information

1535 Edgewater Street, NW, Salem, OR 97304

PO BOX 14470, Salem OR 97309-0404

(503)-378-4133, license.bcd@oregon.gov

Oregon Contractor License Search & Lookup

It is always wise to verify a contractor’s license to make sure they are indeed registered and that the license is valid. It is one way of avoiding scams and frauds  no matter which state you’re in. You can search for individual licenses, contractor licenses, business licenses, registrations and other certifications using the links below.

BCD (Building Codes Division) Licenses

CCB (Construction Contractors Board) Licenses

Besides being able to lookup and search for contractors licenses through the websites of CCB and BCD, CCB also offers a list of contractors that are known for their low quality work, being unlicensed or having outstanding debt in the form of either fines or owing homeowners money.

License Reciprocity for Contractors in Oregon

As you may well know, obtaining a contractor license from a single state does not necessarily mean you are entitled to carry out your work in other states too. The good news is that through license reciprocity programs, an individual can apply for a license without the need to go through the entire process you would otherwise be going through if you were starting over.

There are however bad news too since the reciprocity programs are limited and only made with certain states. Reciprocity agreements are typically made with states that have very similar requirements for the different contractor classifications.

These are the current programs where you may be eligible for license reciprocity.

Regulation Concerning the Biggest Cities in the State

Portland

In general, state licensing is usually adopted by the cities of Oregon, but in some circumstances, cities with big populations have their own contractor licenses for some particular professions. The city of Portland does have its own licensing codes and regulations.

More titles or disciplines can be found on their official webpage.

For questions or inquiries, interested applicants can call the department at (503)-823-4000 or email them at cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov.

Salem

The city of Salem does not require construction licenses but they do require permits for specific trades or services involving construction. Professions listed below will need to apply for a permit.

Other professions that needs a permit can be found here.

For questions or inquiries, interested individuals can visit the city’s official webpage, call them at (503)-588-6256 or email them at baspac@cityofsalem.net .

Eugene

Eugene City is requiring a number of permits, including construction-related businesses. Aside from the professions listed below, other building permits can be found here.

  • Plumbing Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Residential Construction Permit
  • Commercial Construction Permit
  • Mechanical Permit

Interested applicants can direct their questions and inquiries to the city’s Planning and Development Department by calling them at (541)-682-5086 or visiting them at 125 East 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Eugene.

Gresham

If an interested applicant is planning to involve himself/herself in business construction in the city of Gresham, chances are they’ll be required to apply for a permit. Trades and services listed below are just among the many required permits.

  • Mechanical Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Plumbing Permit
  • Demolition Permit
  • Construction Trailer
  • Building Permit

To find out more about who does not need a license or permit, you can click here.