This license requires a $135 annual fee, and eliminates the expense of applying for a separate license for work in these cities:
|Forest Grove||Milwaukie||West Linn|
This license does not cover the city of Portland. To obtain a business license for work performed in Portland, visit the Portland Revenue Bureau.
To qualify for the regional license you must:
- be licensed with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board or the Oregon Landscape Contractors Board.
- have a city license if your principal place of business is within any of the 20 cities honoring the regional license.
- earn $250,000 or less in gross receipts per year per city honoring the regional license or hold a city license for any city listed in which that amount is exceeded.
To apply, fill out the contractor’s business license application. Print and mail or file online. Or call Metro at 503-797-1620 to request an application be mailed to you. You can also find applications at most city permit counters.
Make a copy of your completed application. As long as you meet the licensing requirements, this copy serves as your temporary license until you receive the real license, for up to 15 days.