When are building permits not required?
Building permits are not required for:

• Interior or exterior paint
• Siding
• Interior sheetrock for a Single Family Home
• Flooring
• Re-roofing
• Replacement of windows that are the same, exact size, for residential buildings with 4 or fewer units.
• All Properties in the Historic District are subject to a review and or Historic Permit Application.

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. When are building permits not required?
3. What do I need to get a building permit?
4. What zoning district in my property in, and what does that mean?
5. Do you qualify for a fast track permit?
6. How to find Land Use Zoning on the City of Portland Website