Bureaus and Offices

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The mission of the Office of Government Relations is to advance the City of Portland's legislative and intergovernmental policy objectives. The Office provides effective representation, strategic advice, and quality service to the City Council and all city bureaus.
The City's Hearings Office conducts impartial administrative hearings and renders decisions in Land Use Hearings, Code Hearings, Appeals of City Decisions, Towing Hearings, and other administrative matters.
Portland Housing Bureau works toward the vision that all Portlanders can find affordable homes and have equitable access to housing. To this end, PHB is tasked with developing citywide housing policy, increasing affordable housing, promoting stable homeownership, and managing resources.
The Bureau of Human Resources supports City employees by coordinating the daily operations of the workforce, recruiting and retaining staff, and developing and implementing programs that benefit staff and the City as a whole.
Independent Police Review provides impartial oversight of police conduct, practices, and policies to increase accountability and public trust.
The City's Lobbying and Political Consultant Regulations require City officials, political consultants, and lobbyists to report activities in order to improve City transparency, disclose relationship building, and inform the public of efforts to influence City officials.
The Office of Management and Finance serves as an engine for the City of Portland, providing internal services from technology to tax collection. Led by the chief administrative officer, this team operates city-wide programs and brings together bureaus to develop new ways of doing business.
Welcome to the City of Portland Corporate GIS (CGIS) team page. CGIS provides corporate spatial data, systems, applications and services to the organization and Portland citizens. Here you can stay current on projects, find maps, applications, access enterprise data, and offer any feedback.
The Office for Community Technology builds community capacity and champions investments and public policy in a rapidly changing communications technology, utility, and broadband landscape to keep our local communities economically and culturally healthy.
The Office of Community & Civic Life (Civic Life) connects Portlanders with city government to build inclusive, safe, and livable communities.

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The Ombudsman is your Rose City watchdog. We are here to make sure City government treats Portland residents and businesses fairly. We investigate complaints and identify ways to resolve them. As part of the City Auditor’s Office, we’re independent and impartial.
Portland's parks, public places, natural areas, and recreational opportunities give life and beauty to our city. These essential assets connect people to place, self, and others. Portland's residents treasure and care for this legacy, building on the past to provide for future generations.
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops solutions to make Portland more equitable, healthy, prosperous and resilient. Through long-range planning, climate action, waste management, Smart Cities and the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund, we build a better future for all.
The mission of the Portland Police Bureau is to reduce crime and the fear of crime. We work with all community members to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.
We keep all communities protected through a combination of prevention, community health programs, and all-hazard response to fire, medical, natural disaster, and other emergencies.
City agencies must go through P&D for their printing work, although they have their choice of the actual provider. Other local government agencies use P&D by choice.
We are the economic and urban development agency for the city of Portland. We focus on building an equitable economy by carrying out a comprehensive range of economic development programs that support small business, improve access to workforce training, and create jobs for Portland residents
BRFS provides centralized financial services, revenue collection, business regulation, financial reporting and compliance to all City bureaus. The bureau includes seven divisions including Accounting, Debt Management, Grants Management, Procurement Services, Revenue, Risk, and Treasury.
The Revenue Division collects revenues to fund essential services and provides regulatory oversight for protection of the public.
Risk Management manages liability claims against the city. We administer workers' compensation & employee return to work. Risk is self-insured and buys commercial insurance for risks not self-insured. Other services include worker safety, loss prevention, risk assessment & third-party subrogation.