Welcome to Building

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Closed from 12:00 p.m - 1:00 PM and most major holidays.

The Building Department provides plan review and inspections for both residential and commercial construction projects, including mechanical and plumbing permits.

(Electrical work performed within the city is permitted and inspected by Washington County.)

Find out more about permits and the forms needed to make an application for a Building Permit.  
A permit is required to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, convert, or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system. However, there are some exceptions to the permit requirements. To download a permit application, click on a link on the right. If you are not sure whether you need a permit, call the City of Sherwood Building Department at (503) 625-4226.