Single Family Dwelling Permit Application

Submitting a Single Family Dwelling Permit Application:

General services and inquiries are available by email and phone from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  In-person services are available by appointment from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Please call 541-766-6819 or email to permitcheck@co.benton.or.us to schedule appointments or ask questions in advance.

New or Replacement Single Family Dwelling
  • To place a new dwelling on a vacant parcel, you will need to obtain zoning approval. For more details email comdevinfo@co.benton.or.us or call 541-766-6819 and ask to speak to a planner in our Planning Division.
  • To replace a dwelling in a resource zone (farm or forest zone), you will need to obtain zoning approval. For more details email comdevinfo@co.benton.or.us or call 541-766-6819 and ask to speak to a planner in our Planning Division.

Access and Water Supply Worksheet

Onsite Septic Permit Application
Address Request or Confirmation Form
  • New Dwelling - An Address Request Form is required and the address will be released at the time of permit issuance. If the property does not have an address, the property will be referenced by the Map and Taxlot on all forms.

  • Replacement Dwelling - An Address Confirmation Form is required to confirm that the existing address is still accurate.

Cost for Dwelling Permit

1.  Once a stamped “Received” Site Plan is obtain by the Planning Division, please call 541-766-6819 regarding scheduling an appointment with a Building Permit Technician for application submittal. At time of submittal please provide all documents:

NOTE: If your proposed structure or demolition is within the floodplain you will also need to submit a floodplain development application (the form and instructions will be at the bottom of the page).