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Stay home. Save lives. Portland enters phase 1 of reopening.

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Make your alarm payments online.
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Use a discount calculator to see how your savings will increase with each step you take to let stormwater runoff from your roof, driveway, or parking lot safely soak into the ground on your property.
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The Facility Permit Program (FPP) is designed to serve customers with on-going interior tenant improvements where facility maintenance, upgrade and renovations are frequent.
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File your arts tax return online. Pay your tax due with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, ACH payment or mail a check or money order. Make a donation to the arts education and access fund.
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Look up who your garbage company is and what days to set out your trash, recycling and compost. Sign up for garbage day email reminders and download a printable garbage collection schedule.
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Portland business license taxes and Multnomah business income taxes are paid through the City of Portland. Make quarterly or extension payments, pay a tax bill, or make a general tax payment.
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Pay and manage your options on your City of Portland sewer, stormwater, and water bill. During the COVID-19 emergency, we are not charging late fees and will not disconnect water due to payment issues. Customers are still responsible for charges accrued during this time.
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To submit a public records request or check the status of an existing public records request.
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New businesses that operate in Portland or Multnomah County are required to register their business with the Revenue Division within the first 60 days of operation.
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Due to the state of emergency related to Covid-19, Governor Brown’s “Stay Home” order, and at the direction of Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, Parking Enforcement suspended their normal response to abandoned vehicles. Responding to severe cases only: hazardous or junk vehicles not being used for shelter.
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City Council sessions are live streamed Wednesdays at 9:30 am and 2:00 pm, Thursdays at 2:00 pm, Pacific Time. Sessions are archived by date.
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Access City records such as ordinances, resolutions, and City Council meetings. You can also access historical documents and photographs.
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The City of Portland requires both residents and business owners with alarm systems to maintain an annual permit with the city.
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Any business that offers games which cost money to play must apply for a permit and pay a fee. A permit is required whether or not the business owns the devices. Permits expire on December 31 and must be renewed each year.
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File with the Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial/suspension, water/sewer billing.
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Full scholarships are available to Portland residents for "Portland Traffic & Transportation," a noncredit course at Portland State University sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Application is based on lottery due to popularity.
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The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues free Block Party permits for residents to close their street for fun parties with their neighbors.
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We offer flexible loans for eligible properties to perform environmental cleanup. Nonprofit organizations may be able to access these funds as grants.
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We offer financial assistance for eligible properties to receive environmental site assessment reports. Projects must demonstrate financial need and community benefit. Please give us a call to find out if your project is eligible. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.