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.
Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.