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The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely. Free permits that expired June 30 were extended at no charge through Aug. 31, 2022. A new permit cycle with some changes begins Sept. 1.
A Private Property Impound (PPI) Permit is required to perform towing services from private property in the City of Portland. Please view Portland City Code Chapter 7.24 for rules and requirements.

Permits are typically issued within 30 days.
The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues Sidewalk Café permits to allow businesses to place tables and seating on the public sidewalk. Businesses must sell food and beverages to apply for a Sidewalk Café permit.
The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues Street Seats permits for structures or platforms built in on-street parking spaces to help activate the public space. You can use them as additional seating for your restaurant or for public use.
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.
This service allows prospective and current contractors to receive updates pertaining to towing contracts.
Companies may sign up with the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to provide additional resources for permit holders with the Healthy Businesses program—construction materials, design, installation, maintenance, labor, or discounts. Partnerships can be limited to support communities of color.