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.
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
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 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.
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.

Boise Parking Plan


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. 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.
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.
As part of their study of parking and transportation in the Eliot neighborhood, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is convening a Parking Task Force which will meet 6-8 times from October 2022 to May 2023. Apply to join by Sept. 21, 2022.