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To get a 1200-Z or 1200-A general NPDES stormwater discharge permit for an industrial site in City limits, start here. We receive and process applications for general stormwater permits. The City is the authorized agent for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Blocks permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to stay active safely amid our current public health crisis. Applications for Healthy Blocks permits are open.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely amid our current public health crisis. Summer permits expired October 31, 2021. Applications for Healthy Businesses permits now open.
Application for exemptions for new construction or other special circumstances.
The Home Repair Loan Program provides a 0% interest loan to help eligible homeowners with low and moderate incomes make improvements and upgrades to continue living safely in their homes. How to apply.
The Community Watershed Stewardship Program provides funding for native plants that benefit water quality and the watershed. Gift certificates from Bosky Dell Native Nursery are available to community groups or individuals planning to improve community spaces. Applications accepted year-round.
For activities that make more noise than the Noise Code allows, or if your construction project takes place outside permitted construction hours, then you will need a noise variance.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues PARK(ing) Day permits to allow residents, designers, businesses, students, community organizations and artists to temporarily transform parking spaces into public spaces. This international event takes place the third Friday in September.
Follow the steps below to apply for a grant from the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund (PCEF).
With PCEF Mini Grants, organizations can apply for up to $5,000 for activities that align with PCEF goals of tackling climate change while advancing racial and social justice. Learn more and apply today.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) encourages people to create new public space by closing a portion of the street to vehicles. Pedestrian plazas may occur on any street type that is next to or in close proximity to a partnering business or organization.
Percent for Green grants support community groups who would like to complete large-scale green infrastructure projects with benefits for watershed health and the community. Pre-applications are accepted in the spring.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues "complex" temporary street use permits to close sidewalks, all types of travel lanes, or entire streets, and for reserving on-street parking needed for such closures, for things like construction, utility work, crane lifts, and tree trimming.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) through the Portland in the Streets program issues banner permits over street spaces to promote various neighborhood and charitable events or occasions in the community. These may include farmers' markets, street fairs, and so much more.
The Temporary Street Use Permitting team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can help you get a temporary permit to place a container (dropbox or storage container) in a parking space at the curb. Determine the type of permit you need below. Fees apply.
If you meet all of the criteria in the form, you may request an online permit to place a portable storage container or dumpster in the parking lane. These permits take a minimum of 1 business day to process. The fee for the permit is $32.00.
The Temporary Street Use Permitting team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can help you reserve on-street parking for residential or commercial moves, loading and unloading, construction, tree trimming, and other uses. Determine the type of permit you need below. Fees apply.
Grants support community groups who would like to undertake projects and activities that support community participation in the Superfund cleanup process. Grants range from $5,000 to $50,000. Applications are due May 21, 2021.
Private for-hire companies and individual drivers must apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to operate in the city. Private for-hire vehicles include taxis, TNCs like Uber or Lyft, limos, pedicabs, party buses, executive sedans, town cars, non-emergency medical transport, carriages.

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