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This page contains commonly referenced City code and administrative rules related to PBOT development and permitting processes. Chapters refer to city code and TRN refers to transportation administrative rules.
How to apply for an exception to the driveway standards

Driveways

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Information on standards and permits for Driveway access for rights-of-way controlled by the City of Portland.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) StreetsPDX project, in partnership with other city bureaus, supports policy implementation and decision-making in the right-of-way consistent with the city's 2035 Comprehensive Plan.
TRN 1.22 establishes the situations in which the City will accept the existing sidewalk configuration as the standard for the block length. This page is intended to explain the policy in a step by step manner to assist property owners in determining if this policy applies to their property.
PBOT is creating a new administrative rule: TRN-XX.XX – Sidewalk Corridor Widths within Historic Resource Overlay Zones. The proposed rule and description can be found below.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is creating a new administrative rule: TRN-XX:XXX - Thresholds for Frontage Improvement and Dedication Requirements. The proposed rule and description can be found below.
An overview of the application process for a pavement coring permit.
Some City of Portland zoning code sections allow additional development options for sites with frontage on a street which is maintained by the City of Portland or the State of Oregon. This page provides guidance on how to tell if a lot has frontage on a maintained street.
Links to PBOT permit and appeal applications used in Development Review and other early assistance cases
Explains the process for a public works alternative review.
Overview of street and sidewalk improvement requirements for development proposals. Resources for determining what type of public right-of-way improvements may be needed for a specific site.
This page contains the forms used to determine the scope of transportation analyses that may be required as part of a land use or building permit application.
An overview of the process for getting a street improved to the point where the City will accept the street for maintenance.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is updating an administrative rule: TRN-9.06 - Transportation System Development Charges Administrative Procedures Guide. The proposed updates to the rule and description of the changes can be found below.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation, with the Portland Water Bureau and the Bureau of Environmental Services, is updating an administrative rule: TRN-9.07 (Public Works Permitting Administrative Rules). The proposed update to the rule and description of the changes can be found below.
Process of the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for reviewing potential electric utility vaults (UV) or structures for the benefit of the adjacent property owner within the public ROW.