Impacts to City Services

Find information about city services during this Emergency Declaration for Work Stoppage

Using Temporary Outdoor Customer Areas for Stores and Restaurants

Plans Examiner Newsletter

The Bureau of Development Services has prepared a question and answer webpage about zoning and other city code information for the temporary conversion of existing parking lots during the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety and social distancing are a top priority. This webpage explains the use of parking lots for extra seating and selling merchandise or other services. For more information on PBOT's Safe Streets/Healthy Businesses program please visit this webpage.


Zoning Information Line

Development Services
phone number503-823-7526Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Leave a message with a phone number, the project address, and your questions.
Oregon Relay Service711Oregon Relay Service

PBOT Business Toolkit team

Safe Streets Initiative
phone number503-823-4026Contact with questions before applying, or about your permit.