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  • Building Permit Inspections
  • Environmental Inspections
  • Fire Prevention Inspections
  • Rental Housing Inspections
  • Right-of-Way Inspections
Building Permit Inspections

Schedule/cancel an inspection

The Building Division provides inspection services for building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical construction.

Inspections are performed daily between 8:30 am - 3:30 pm If you place your request before 6:30 am, we will make every attempt to do a same-day inspection. Otherwise, inspections are conducted the next business day.

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For more information about building permit inspections, contact us at 503-618-2845 or

Environmental Inspections

The Water Resources Division inspection programs assist businesses with regulatory compliance to ensure the long term health of our streams and groundwater.

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For more information about environmental inspection programs, contact us at 503-618-2525

Fire Prevention Inspections

Fire marshals inspect local businesses to ensure they meet current safety requirements. When hazards are noted, follow up inspections are conducted to meet compliance.

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For more information about fire inspections call 503-618-2355. 

Rental Housing Inspections

The City conducts random, mandatory inspections throughout the year on residential rental properties in Gresham.

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For more information about the rental housing inspection program, contact us at 503-618-2248 or

Right-of-Way Inspections

Schedule/cancel an inspection

The City provides inspection services for right-of-way permits, including sidewalk/driveway and short-term encroachment permits. 


Inspection requests must be made using the above link at least 24 hours in advance and are performed daily between 8:30 am-3:30 pm.


  • Notify the City’s inspection team at least 24 hours prior to commencing work by emailing the site location, permit number and date work will begin to
  • The issued permit must be available at the work site during construction.
  • Provide a copy of the traffic control plan and project schedule a minimum of five days prior to scheduled construction to:
    • All impacted emergency service providers
    • School bus services
    • US Postal Service
    • Garbage haulers
    • TriMet (if lane closure is on a bus route)
  • In accordance with Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 952-001-0010 through OAR 952-001-0090, excavators must follow rules adopted by the Oregon Utility Notification Center, including potholing to locate underground utility facilities. Contact the Oregon Utility Notification Center at 503-232-1987.

Contact us

For questions about public works inspections, contact Haleigh Reyes at or 503-618-2639.