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Land Use Application Fees & Forms

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GO Green: Paperless Submittals 

Digital review is required for all commercial, industrial and residential projects, including Type I Property Line Adjustments & Final Plat applications, and all Type II & Type III applications.

Even though our application and plan submittal process is now digital, we still offer real human contact at our counter, on the phone, or via email.  We are pleased to offer personalized one-on-one training and have made changes to our permit center to make the transition as easy as possible.  If you would like to know more, please call or stop by our counter at the Civic Center.

Our commitment to fast, flexible, and friendly customer service has not changed and we're excited to show you the advantages of digital review.

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For more information, or assistance, please call the Planning Department at 503-681-6153 or email us at

Thank you for being a part of growing great things in Hillsboro!


Application Procedures


Application Forms and Fees

Note: Application Forms are revised often to reflect amendments made to the Community Development Code or submittal requirements.  The last revised date is indicated at the foot of each form.  Please be sure to use the most current form.


Fees  (effective May 20, 2015)








Beekeeping Notification Packet

$25 / $27.50 if mailed

Annexation  City & Metro Fees

 Please make 1 check payable to the City of Hillsboro

City Fee 

Metro Fee Less than 1 acre

Metro Fee 1 to 5 acres

Metro Fee 5.01 to 40 acres

Metro Fee more than 40 acres







1/2 original application fee

My be subject to statutory maximum as

referenced in ORS 227.175.(10)

Comprehensive Plan Minor Amendment *


Conditional Use*



Cultural Resource Nomination


Development Review Fees based on project value:

     $0 to $4,999


     $5,000 to $24,999


     $25,000 to $99,999


     $100,000 to $499,999


     $500,000 to $999,999


     $1,000,000 to $4,999,999




     in conservation district (SCR-OTC, SCR-DNC):

1/2 of the application fee based on values above

     Development Review Modification


Director's Interpretation


      Type II (Site Specific)


 Director's Interpretation - Reasonable Accommodation


Expansion of Non-Conforming Use


Fence Permit


Floodplain Activity* 

      Minor (Type II)


      Major (Type III)


Home Occupation Permit



Land Partition (2-3 lots)



     Preliminary Partition Plat Modification


Labels Request:   $25 / $30 if mailed

Mobile and Temporary Business Permit

$80 permit + one site; $30 ea. additional site

En Espanol: Solicitud de Permisopara Negocio Temporal O Movil

$80 permit + one site; $30 ea. additional site

Planned Unit Development (PUD):

     PUD Concept Development Plan*


     PUD Final Development Plan


     PUD Minor Modification


     PUD Major Modification*


     Architectural Plan Review (in PUDs with 8 or more lots)

$20 / lot ($450 maximum)

 Pre-Application Meeting Request No Fee 

Property Line Adjustment


      Lot Consolidation (2 or more lots)


Sign Permit

$60 per sign face

Sign Adjustment (variance)


Significant Natural Resource Permit






           4  to 10 lots:

$2100 min.

           11 to 22 lots:


           23 or more lots:

$4725 max.

    Subdivision Minor Modification

    Subdivision Major Plat Modification*


     Subdivision Final Plat

3/4 of preliminary plat fee

           4 to 10 lots:

$1575 min.

           11 to 22 lots:


           23 or more lots:

$3545 max.

      Architectural Plan Review

      (in projects with 8 or more lots)

         Submitted with preliminary plat

$20 / lot ($450 maximum)

         Submitted with final plat

$40 / lot ( $900 maximum)

Temporary Use

$15 (less than 90 days); $100 (more than 90 days)


         Project value < $10,000:


         Project value > $10,000:


Zone Change


* Neighborhood Meeting Required

For additional information call 503-681-6153.


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