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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) through the Portland in the Streets program issues Vending Cart permits to allow vendors to sell food or merchandise using a small mobile cart. Vendors with a permit can vend at specific locations on the public sidewalk.
Before beginning any voluntary demolition or repair work in the pedestrian sidewalk corridor, you or your contractor must have a Minor Improvement Permit (MIP) from the Bureau of Transportation. Fees are between $60 and $200 per permit for 50-lineal feet of frontage repair.
The City may accept or adopt a private sewer line in the right-of-way serving residential properties under certain conditions. To request that the City of Portland consider accepting or adopting your private sewer line in the public right-of-way, follow the steps on this page.
Any business that offers games which cost money or other valuable consideration 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.
Annual area parking permits for residents and employers in Zones A-U. Permits help alleviate commuter parking in residential neighborhoods. Online portal managed by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Find your zone, instructions for payment and renewal, FAQ.
If you run a business that needs water at various places around the city, you can apply for an annual hydrant permit. The permit allows you to fill your truck or trailer tank at certain hydrants.
This page will give you information on how to apply for a new annual license or make a change to an existing license. If you are unsure which license best fits your needs, contact the OLCC at 503-872-5217.
Annual parking permits for certain commercial activity, deliveries, maintenance, and others not met by standard parking zones or truck loading zones. Online portal managed by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Find your permit type, instructions for payment, renewal, or replacement.
Your company may need a permit to discharge process wastewater to the City sewer. Download the Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit application here.
Batch discharge authorizations are issued to businesses or projects that need to discharge to the sanitary sewer or, in rare cases, to the stormwater system. Discharges are limited in volume and duration and are often for specific or infrequent operations. Learn how to apply for authorization.
Contractors interested in bidding as a prime on a public improvement projects with an engineer’s estimate of $500,000 or greater, must be prequalified with the City of Portland.
Fill out your application for a bill discount, a crisis voucher, or a water leak repair assistance.
Learn more about land use review and final plat applications in the City of Portland. Find out where to send your application.
A limited number of bike lockers are available for rent downtown by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Follow the instructions to learn about locations, get added to our waitlist, or renew your rental. Rentals are for 3- or 6- month periods and require a refundable key deposit.
Under specific situations outlined in the policy and the Administrative Rules, a rental unit may be eligible for an exemption from mandatory renter relocation assistance. Carefully review the exemption criteria and administrative rules before applying.
Users of City property have an option to purchase Tenants User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) through Intact Entertainment | Gather Guard. This insurance meets City requirements for liability and property damage, is cost effective, includes liquor liability as an option and covers most events.
Apply, based on your knowledge and experience, to serve as a volunteer panelist to evaluate responses to Request for Proposals and make contract award recommendations. A diverse panel of evaluators ensures that typically underrepresented communities have input into the future of their communities.
The NW Bike Parking Fund, funded by the Zone M Parking Surcharge, is a cost sharing program to help encourage long-term bike parking facilities in residential, commercial and mixed-use properties.
Gather permit application materials and apply for a building permit online. Pay for permits in person or online with Development Hub PDX (DevHub).
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) through the Portland in the Streets program encourages people to adopt green spaces. The Stewardship Program is a partnership between PBOT and community partners. The community partner maintains the adopted space often adding perennials and native plants.
In commercial districts, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install a group of bike racks, known as a bike corral, in on-street parking spaces. The city prefers to put bike corrals near street corners as it improves visibility for people crossing the street. Fees may apply.
In commercial districts, PBOT can install up to two FREE bike racks on the sidewalk in front of your property, but not on private property. These provide convenient bike parking for employees, visitors, and shoppers. Additional racks may be installed for a cost of $150 per bike rack.
Property owners may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to paint their own curb for added clearance for their driveway as long as it meets specific city standards. PBOT can also do this work for you, for a fee of $360.
Businesses that want to install custom, artistic, or non-standard bike racks may do so as long as the racks meet the City's design and location specifications. City staff will work with you to ensure compliance.