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Development Services

Building & Planning Department

The City of Manzanita uses the State of Oregon ePermitting system
for all permits and inspections.

  1. All permit applications and documentation must be submitted using ePermitting.
  2. Submit all required documents to
  3. Documents must be to scale and submitted as a PDF
  4. Many Questions can be answered in the F.A.Q.

State of Oregon e-Permitting Tutorial for builders:

State of Oregon online application


Tutorials for phone and text inspection requests


The State guide to the
e-Permitting automated
Telephone System


The State guide to SelecTXT
inspection scheduling
VIA text Messaging

For a faster response to your questions and inquiries
e-mail questions to: 

How To & F.A.Q.

Commonly asked questions and tutorials on how to.


Tutorial or Information

Requirements for building a house:

Do I need a permit to build an accessory structure?

Do I need a permit to build a fence?

Requirements for development in Urban Growth:

How do I view approved house plans?

How do I pay for my permits online?

How do I pay for my planning fees online?

Short term rental information for buyers:

How to apply for a tree removal permit:

Coming soon.

Due to high demand for information on Manzanita Lofts,
frequently requested information will be posted here

Information is posted to reduce the large number of calls & requests made to city staff