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The Baker Building Department issues all permits and provides full plan review and inspection services for properties within Baker County, including all cities.
The Building Department conducts inspections for structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and manufactured dwellings Monday-Thursday between 8:00-4:00pm. If you need an inspection please call 541-524-2054 (choose option #1) to schedule. Please notify us before 7:30 am to request same day inspection. While we inspection the Baker Valley area Monday - Thursday, our usual schedule for inspection in the outlying areas are: Mondays & Wednesdays: Sumpter, Durkee, Huntington, Greenhorn, Unity Tuesdays & Thursdays: Richland, Halfway, Cornucopia, Oxbow, Keating
The ePermitting Software is available to contractors working in this jurisdiction. Go to
ePermitting software provides online access to:
Apply, pay, and receive permits 24/7
Comprehensive permit tracking
Electronic plan submission
– require 1 set of plans, preferably electronically. Please refer to the residential checklist (PDF) for submittal requirements. Land Use approval from Baker County or your City's Municipality is required. Once the summited plans are accepted as complete the Building Department has ten (10) working days to complete the review.
– require 1 set of plans, preferably electronically. Please refer to the commercial checklist (PDF) for submittal requirements. Land Use approval from Baker County or your City's Municipality is required. Refer to ORS455.467 or currently adopted OSSC for commercial plan review timelines. Commercial plans are also sent to the State Fire Marshall for review for additional comments.
For more information visit
Baker City's Building Department web site.
Dawn Kitzmiller - Building Official
Email Building Dept
1655 1st St
Baker City, OR 97814
Hours of Operation:
Closed for Lunch: 12-1:00pm