COVID-19 Notice – Most City facilities and all playgrounds are closed until further notice in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The Hillsboro Civic Center is now open for in-person service needs. Dog parks, tennis courts, and select park amenities are open. Get the latest coronavirus updates on our COVID-19 webpage.
Working with the building industry to train the next generation of code professionals.
Building Plans Examiner
A plans examiner reviews construction documents for compliance with State of Oregon adopted codes to ensure buildings are designed to recognized safety standards. Interaction with design professionals in an office setting is a major part of this job.
A building inspector examines buildings to make sure that they conform to codes and provides guidance on code application during construction. Building Inspectors are self-motivated to perform inspections without supervision. Interaction with construction personnel occurs on a daily basis.
A permit technician processes permit applications and reviews plans to ensure necessary content is provided prior to plans submission. Continual interaction with the public is a major part of this position and requires exceptional customer service skills.