The City of Astoria requires permits for activities that are performed within the City. All permits are designed to protect the City and public by ensuring that work is conducted in a safe manner and to City standards.
Please note: These permit forms are provided online for customer convenience and may also be picked up at City Hall. After completion, submit it to the department listed on the form for review and approval. Permits are not valid until approved by all authorized departments and required fees are paid. Click here to view the City Fee Schedule.
If you have any questions please contact the appropriate department.
Contractors are to upload the completed Building Application Form below into their Oregon ePermitting application. Home owners are to email the completed Building Application form below to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted for review; applications must be complete to be accepted for processing. Check the status of an accepted application by visiting Oregon ePermitting.
Current turn-around time is 3 - 6 months of 08/31/2023.
Prior to submitting Public Works applications: If you have not satisfied Planning requirements for your project, reach out to the Planning Division at email@example.com. Applications submitted without the required Planning approvals will be placed on hold until the Planning process is complete.
Completing your Public Works applications and plans: Please see the brochures below for assistance determining which Public Works applications are required for your project; contact us if you need assistance determining the required applications. Plans must meet the requirements of the City's Engineering Design Standards and Astoria Development Code; incomplete plans and applications will not be accepted for processing. Please visit the public GIS, Astoria City Code, Astoria Development Code, Fee Schedule, Engineering Design Standards and FAQ for additional guidance.
Submitting Public Works applications: Complete applications and plans must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to City Hall. Public Works applications cannot be submitted via Oregon ePermitting. Incomplete applications will not be accepted; applications must be completed to be accepted for processing.
Current Turn-Around Time: ~60 days from receipt of complete application and plans.
Public Works Applications
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