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The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

16.20.170 Storing Property on Street Prohibited.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinances 165594, 172788 and 176955, effective October 9, 2002.) 

  1. A.  No person may store, or permit to be stored, a vehicle or other personal property on public right-of-way or other public property in excess of 24 hours without permission of the City Engineer, the City Traffic Engineer, or the Bureau of Development Services. 
  2. B.  Failure to operate and move a vehicle or move nonvehicular property off of the block face within a 24-hour period constitutes prima facie evidence of storage and may be abated. 
  3. C.  Nonvehicular property stored for any amount of time in a metered space or regulated parking zone is a nuisance and may be summarily abated.
  4. D.  Notwithstanding section A above, vehicles described in section 16.20.120 H and I are subject to the limitations established in those sections.