Commercial Projects

Commercial permit applications are available on our Commercial Permits page or from Permit Services, located on the first floor of Gresham City Hall. You may be able to apply for minor permits online.

Commercial Permits Monthly Report 

Commercial Projects Not Issued 

Electronic Plan (ePlan) Review 

Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Businesses  

Commercial Building Permit Steps

Project Submittal

  • Project submitted through ePlan Review
  • Chief Inspector or Plans Examiner assigned
  • Submittal conference may be requested by City staff
  • Plan review fees collected in advance of plan review process

Plan Review

  • Departments, divisions or sections review plans
  • System development charges, electrical, plumbing and mechanical fees calculated
  • Inspector or examiner speaks with applicant and other plan reviewers for public facilities such as streets, water, sewer, storm, parks and fire
  • Additional information may be requested

Construction, Final Inspection, Certificate of Occupancy

  • When applications and plans are ready to issue, one final approved set of plans will be returned to applicant to keep on the job site
  • Inspections conducted through all phases of construction work
  • Before occupancy is granted, final inspections must be completed
  • After final approval, occupancy is granted and a certificate of occupancy will be issued