Services and Resources for Public records
To submit a public records request or check the status of an existing public records request.
Request specific records maintained within a City bureau and view online resources for records that may already be available.
City of Portland Website
Interactive map for the Anti-Displacement Action Plan project
Citywide and Bureau Affirmative Action Program (AAP) Plan and Reports
In 2022, we were tracking 40 audits with 226 recommendations. Topics ranged from internal financial focused subjects, such as payment card use and construction costs, to programs that impact Portlanders directly, such as the City’s approach to policing gun violence and cleaning up homeless camps.
Businesses that buy and sell property that is frequently the subject of theft (“regulated property”) must apply for a secondhand dealers permit. This permit needs to be renewed annually and is nontransferable.
We are tracking one Archives and Records Management audit: Data Loss Prevention.
Monthly or quarterly reproductions of the daily work calendar for the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications Director.
Monthly report from the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications Director.
The City's historical records date back to 1851 and are maintained by the City Archives. Records include documents, photos, maps, plans, and reports.
An elected Mayor and Council of Commissioners are responsible for legislative policy, and oversee bureaus that oversee the day-to-day operations. An elected Auditor ensures the government acts in good faith.
Open Data Portal in partnership with the Portland-based tech company Ride Report. Provides academics, advocates, and other community members insight into how e-scooters and BIKETOWN bike-share are used around the city.
Easily access links to all existing public safety data dashboards produced by teams within the City of Portland on this page.
Explore open data mapped in PortlandMaps.com under the category "Transportation." Alphabetical by topic, everything from curb ramps to area parking permit areas to pavement markings, sidewalks, and speed limits.
Search our archive for audio recordings of hearings.
Find recent or past Council documents.
We are tracking one audit within the Portland Fire Bureau.
BHR provides employment verification for mortgage applications, reference checks, loan applications, apartment leases, and anything that requires proof of employment.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) uses a simple ranking index called an Equity Matrix to help make decisions on projects and programs. This map uses data on race, ethnicity, and income to apply a score to census tracts. It also uses data on limited English proficiency for more context.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has launched the Vision Zero dashboard to maintain transparency about street safety improvements, automated enforcement, community engagement, and more. This page explains what data is included, how to use the dashboard, and descriptions of each section.