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Operating a Business in Portland

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Resources are available to help set up child care businesses in Portland

Navigating all of the requirements to establish a child care business can be daunting. The City of Portland provides information to understand the building permit and land use review processes involved.

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Portland City Council unanimously commits to consolidate city permitting

The Council seeks the creation of “a consolidated single permitting entity… with clear authority, responsibility and accountability.”

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Audit Update: The Office of Management and Finance has addressed most City credit card risks; purchase of gift cards prohibited until City policy is in place

This is a two-year follow-up to our 2021 report, City credit card use slowed during pandemic but exposes underlying risks.

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Procurement Day Fall 2023

Procurement Day will feature informative trainings and workshops and engaging project information sessions. The event encourages BIPOC- and women-owned businesses to participate in the city’s procurement process.

8:00 am 4:00 pm
Community Event

Upcoming Events

Vestal Elementary School's Walk & Roll Event

This event is at Vestal Elementary School for their Walk & Roll to School Day on October 4th, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

7:45 am 8:45 am
Community Event