Services, Guides, and Information

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Due to the increase of abandoned and junk vehicles on City property, we have modified our response so we can prioritize the removal of vehicles that create the biggest livability problems in our neighborhoods. Based on that, please take time to read our updated web page before submitting a report.
Secure bicycle parking is available at the 10th & Yamhill SmartPark Garage
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) provides four types of parking permits for people with disabilities based on their needs. Each type is outlined below, along with the application. Applicants must have a valid Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) placard to apply.
Central Eastside and Northwest district businesses wanting to free up their own parking for people who live and work in the district, may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for a shared-use parking permit. This is a pilot program. No fee to apply.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Area Parking Permit Program (APPP) is an annual parking permit program designed to help alleviate commuter parking in residential areas. There are several zones in operation. Permit parking programs are not available in existing metered areas.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation provides parking permits for businesses, nonprofits, and others whose needs are not met by standard parking or truck loading zones. Each type is outlined below. Permits are issued at the start of the fiscal year (July 1) with an expiration date of June 30.
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.
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.
Each Area Parking Permit zone is governed by a supplemental plan, which outlines the rules and regulations for each zone.

Citation Photos

External Resource
Parking citation page
The most common parking violations and the bail amounts (citation fee) for parking citations according to the type of violation. Information provided by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Bail schedule set by Multnomah County Circuit Court.
The City of Portland strives to balance the needs of our diverse community by preserving accessible parking for persons with disabilities. There are different rules for different types of placard holders and different parking situations. Refer to the guide below to help you with your parking needs.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is creating new, permanent five-minute free parking zones for quick drop-offs and pickups.

Hotel Zones

Hotel Zones are reserved for unloading and loading hotel guests. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will implement adjustments to create 60-foot long, 15-minute Hotel Zones in two phases - Summer 2022 and Winter 2022/23.
To help prevent public parking from blocking your driveway, you can paint your own driveway clearance. This page gives information on the requirements for painting your own clearance, or how to request this painting from PBOT.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) implemented an event parking district in the Lloyd Meter District when there are large events such as concerts and basketball games in Fall 2022.
The Northwest Parking District online open house! There are 6 “stations” of information to check out, as well as opportunities to provide your input. We want to hear from you!
The Northwest Parking District was created to bridge the gap between parking availability and demand, support a full range of transportation options within the context of neighborhood livability and economic vitality, efficiently manage parking, and reduce reliance on single-occupancy vehicles.
A list of commonly asked questions related to the 2019/2020 meter expansion in Northwest Portland (Zone M).
The NW Parking District Liaison works with the NW Parking District Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) to determine how to spend revenue from parking on neighborhood projects and programs, including the Transportation Wallet, bike parking fund, safety projects, and more.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install signs to prevent people parking and blocking your mailbox. A $75 fee applies. If this is a new or infrequent problem, you may instead call PBOT Parking Enforcement at 503-823-5195 or request mailbox stickers by calling 503-823-7275.
This guide will help you understand how on-street parking in the Central Eastside works. Information includes: area parking permit program, on-street meter locations, and the Transportation Wallet.