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Permits, Forms & Fees

**In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Community Development Departmentís front desk is currently closed to the public, but we are still here to assist you! All building permit and land use applications are being accepted electronically for processing. Application forms can be downloaded from and submitted directly to staff for review. Please contact us for instructions on how to submit your application:  #541-488-5305 / / We look forward to hearing from you!**

State of Oregon Online Permits

Contractors doing work in the City of Ashland can obtain non-plan review, residential electrical, plumbing, and mechanical permits online using the State's ePermitting website:

Permits & Forms

Permits are required for any new construction and alterations and additions to existing buildings, including structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, manufactured dwelling, boiler, and elevator work. However, there are some exceptions to permit requirements. If you aren't sure whether or not you need a permit, please call the Community Development Department at (541) 488-5305.


The fees listed below are intended to provide a general overview of the Community Development fee schedules. Because the fees vary from project to project, we encourage you to contact the Community Development Department at (541) 488-5305 for a fee estimate based on your specific project.

All Community Development permits can be applied for at the Community Development front counter, located at 51 Winburn Way, just off the plaza next to Lithia Park. For questions regarding planning permits or other development related issues, please contact the Community Development Department at (541) 488-5305.

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