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Due to COVID 19 and the impact it is having on our community, we have modified our response to abandoned and junk vehicles. 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
New, permanent 5-minute parking zones from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Five pilot locations throughout the city for quick loading/unloading, prior to rolling out citywide. Inspired by the success of the Healthy Businesses program amid the Covid pandemic.
Residents and businesses in specific zones may apply for permits to park longer than visitor time limits. All Zones should now apply in the online permit system at portland.gov/zoneparking.
Residents and businesses in specific zones may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for permits to park longer than visitor time limits. Only people who live or work in zone A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N R, S, T, U may use the online service. Fees apply.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) provides many types of parking permits for businesses, nonprofits, media, and others whose needs are not met by standard metered parking or standard truck loading zones. Each type is outlined below, along with the application.
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.
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.
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 Area Parking Permit Program (APPP) is an annual parking permit program designed to help alleviate commuter parking in residential areas. There are currently several zones in operation. More information can be found below.
Each Area Parking Permit zone is governed by a supplemental plan, which outlines the rules and regulations for each zone.
The most common parking violations and the bail amounts (citation fee) for parking citations according to the type of violation. The bail schedule is 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.
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 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 Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) to manage parking demand in NW. They decide 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.
A list of commonly asked questions related to Portland's parking mobile pay app, Parking Kitty. This FAQ provides more detailed information than the On-Street Parking Guide.
Driven by guidance established in the 2035 Comprehensive Plan and the Performance-Based Parking Management Manual, the Passenger Zones Task Force examines Portland’s passenger loading, unloading, and related parking zones within the context of best management of on-street parking.
Parking tickets issued by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) are adjudicated through the Multnomah County Court system. You have 30 days from the date on your ticket to work through the options below, or the citation will be delinquent and you risk increased fines and vehicle impound.
A list of commonly asked questions related to the new pay-by-plate parking meters. This FAQ provides more detailed information than the On-Street Parking Guide.