Building Inspection Program
Important Building Inspection Procedure Changes Effective March 18, 2020
The Community Development Department administers the City of Astoria's Building Inspection Program. The Building Division offers an online permit purchasing and tracking system called ePermitting. Contractors are able to apply for and purchase building permits for structural, mechanical, and plumbing projects online, submit plans electronically and schedule inspections 24/7 by phone, 1-888-299-2821 or online at BuildingPermits.Oregon.gov. Select the following links for informational ePermitting brochures: How to Use Oregon ePermitting, How to Schedule an Inspection (IVR Call Flow), Oregon Standard Model Inspection Codes.
The State Building Code Division offers free building plans for detached garages, pole barns, carports, and decks that are 'pre-approved" to meet state building codes. Select the following link to access those documents. Ready-build plans
Electrical permits and electrical inspections are handled through the Clatsop County Building Codes office at 800 Exchange Street, Suite 100, Astoria. Phone 503-338-3697.
Building Permits Contact:
Building Codes Permit Technician
1095 Duane Street, Astoria OR 97103
Building Official / Code Enforcement Officer