Public Hours: Monday – Friday 8am to 3pm (closed noon – 1pm)
The Building Department enhances public safety through the administration of state and local building and mechanical codes relating to building construction. The Department’s goal is to provide timely, efficient and thorough plan reviews and building inspections.
The City’s Building Department is responsible for issuing building permits and conducting fire and life safety and structural building inspections to ensure that all structures within the City are properly and safely built, remodeled and maintained in accordance with the applicable Building and Mechanical Code requirements and local ordinances. Hood River County Building Codes provides the plumbing and electrical portions of the program inside the City of Hood River. Electrical and Plumbing Permits are facilitated by Hood River County.
Please be aware that the City of Hood River charges a 3% service fee on non-utility credit and debit card payments.
Information about utility connection fees and System Development Charges is available through the City’s Engineering Department. Learn more about the:
- Sanitary Sewer System
- Water System
- Storm Drainage System
- Streets and Sidewalks
- City System Development Charges (SDCs)
- SDCs for the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District
City of Hood River Building Department Contact
Mailing & Physical Address: 211 2nd Street, Hood River, Oregon 97031
General Inquiries: (541) 387-5202
Inspection Request Message Line (541) 387-5211
Request an Electrical or Plumbing Inspection from Hood River County.