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How Do Businesses Look Up Zoning?

Retail sales and services uses are only allowed in commercial/mixed use zones. They are limited in employment and industrial zones. Check the zoning of the property developing plans for outdoor seating and merchandise sales (instructions below).

1. Go to Portland Maps

2. Enter the address in the upper right corner. Select the address when it is displayed.

Screenshot of portlandmaps.com website, entering address in search bar.
Enter address in the upper right corner.

3. Click on Permits & Zoning (scroll down if needed).

Screenshot of portlandmaps.com website, clicking on Permits & Zoning.
Click on Permits & Zoning, then on Zoning & Districts (scroll down if needed).

4. Click on Zoning & Districts (scroll down if needed).

5. The base zone and any overlay zones will be shown in the window. Information concerning plan district, historic districts and Comprehensive Plan designations is shown as well. Commercial/Mixed Use zones begin with a capital "C" and include CR, CM1, CM2, CM3, CE and CX.

Screenshot of portlandmaps.com website, clicking on Zoning & Districts.
The base zone and any overlay zones will be shown in the window. Information concerning plan district, historic districts and Comprehensive Plan designations is shown as well.

Contact

Planning and Zoning

Development Services

phone number503-823-7526

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. Leave a message with address and your questions.