Services and Resources for Public records
Police Record Request
To submit a public records request or check the status of an existing public records request.
Request a Public Record
Request specific records maintained within a City bureau and view online resources for records that may already be available.
ADAP map tool
City of Portland Website
Interactive map for the Anti-Displacement Action Plan project
Citywide and Bureau Affirmative Action Program (AAP) Plan and Reports
Annual Status Report 2022
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.
BOEC Director's Calendar
Monthly or quarterly reproductions of the daily work calendar for the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications Director.
BOEC Director's Report
Monthly report from the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications Director.
City Archives (Historical Records)
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.
Find Audio Record of Hearing
Search our archive for audio recordings of hearings.
Find recent or past Council documents.
Fire Bureau 2022 Audit Status Report
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.
Land Survey section within the Engineering Services group of the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Support the design and construction of Capitol Improvement and various programmatic projects for PBOT, Environmental Services and other city bureaus.
Oral Histories included here gather and preserve stories documenting Portland's City government.
Parking Permit Look Up Tool
Online look up tool to determine whether a vehicle has an active parking permit. You will need to input the license plate number of the vehicle and the parking zone in order to complete the search.
Past Citywide and Bureau Affirmative Action Program (AAP) Plan and Reports
PBEM Director's Calendar
Monthly or quarterly reproductions of the daily work calendar for the Emergency Management Bureau Director.