Lobbying and political consultant regulations - frequently asked questions (FAQ)

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This page contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the City’s lobbying and political consultant regulations.
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This FAQ is not legal advice. For exact language and requirements, view the Portland City Code and Charter. If you do not find the answers to your questions after reviewing the content below, please contact lobbyist@portlandoregon.gov and we will respond to you as quickly as possible. Our office’s typical response time is within two business days.

Note: This page answers questions related to the City's lobbying and political consultant regulations. For questions related to City elections, visit the Elections Office Frequently Asked Questions. 

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General Lobbying Regulations

Lobbyist and Lobbying Entity Questions 

City Official Questions

Political Consultant Regulation Questions