Boardman is located in the heart of the Northwest, and is connected to the world through Interstate 84, Columbia River barges, and the railroad. We are a major hub for transportation of manufactured goods produced at the Port of Morrow.
Boardman has a strong available workforce and abundant undeveloped affordable residential property to meet the need for more housing. Boardman also has over 97 acres of affordable commercial building sites for development. Our knowledgeable Community Development Department is able and anxious to assist you in your project from inception to completion.
The City of Boardman has an in-house Building Department and a full-time licensed building official on staff. Their services include plan review, permitting, and inspections for building, plumbing, and mechanical permits. They are a satellite office for the State of Oregon’s Electrical Program and offer permitting and inspection services.
Boardman has a predominantly strong agricultural economy, but is also