COVID-19 Freeze for Multnomah County

The four-week (minimum) freeze is in effect through December 16th.

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.