PBOT Winter Healthy Businesses Program & Fire Marshal's Office Permits

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PBOT offers the Winter Healthy Businesses program. The following information provides additional PF&R Fire Marshal's Office permit guidelines for tents/canopies and keeping other winter equipment clear of pedestrian zones.

Winter Healthy Businesses permits 

All current Healthy Businesses summer permits expire Oct. 31, 2021. To ensure businesses can stay open in a way that serves their customers through fall and winter, PBOT will continue the Winter Healthy Businesses permit program. Applications for Healthy Businesses permits are now open. 

New applicants, or applicants that don’t need their permit to start Nov. 1 can apply anytime.  

Click here for more information on the Winter Healthy Businesses permits

Click here for information on Healthy Businesses design requirements and permit conditions 

Please refer to the following links for information on PF&R's Fire Marshal Office required permits for propane and tent or membrane structures.

Outdoor Tent or Membrane Structure Permit - 300.08ROT

Propane Requirements Video

Portable Natural Gas Cooking Devices Permit - 300.70

Portable Propane Device Permit - 300.71 


Fire Permit Center

Portland Fire and Rescue