Structural Permit

Submitting a Structural Permit Application

                                                           COVID Protocol Effective January 10, 2022

General services and inquiries are available by email and phone from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  Remote meetings and 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.

We are also accepting emailed permits and can take payment from credit or debit cards electronically or over the phone.

General Information - Structural Permit Application

  • Job Description - Please state if the project will be increasing in footprint,remaining within the same foot or increasing in footprint.  This will help determine the type of review process necessary for the project.
  • Additional Bedroom - If additional bedrooms are being proposed, you will need to complete an Onsite Septic Permit Application along with the Structural Permit Application.
  • Prescriptive Roof mounted Solar Array System - Requires a Structural Permit Application and Electrical Permit Application*Please note: Ground Mount Solar Array System need Planning Approval. Please call 541-766-6819 and ask to speak with a Planner.*

Type of projects

  • New/Additions/Remodels/Alterations
  • Roof Mounted Solar Array System
  • Foundation Repair

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:

*Any Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing will require separate permits.*

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).