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SmartPark is Portland's public parking garage system, with 5 garages in the downtown area.
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The campaign is a collaborative effort with organizations like Travel Portland and the Portland Business Alliance. Here for Portland is pushing for people in the community to help the city bounce back during a year of unprecedented economic hardships by spending their dollars locally, especially during the winter holiday season.


SmartPark is Portland’s most affordable and conveniently located parking. Shoppers, business clients and visitors enjoy five downtown City-owned SmartPark public facilities with nearly 4,000 public spaces. SmartPark garages offer the lowest short-term hourly rates and are close to your favorite restaurant, retailer and cultural venue. Our mission is to support the economic viability of the Central City by providing an affordable system of parking garages which primarily meets the short-term needs of shoppers, visitors and business clients and by investing in other Central City transportation improvements.


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Naito & Davis - Open 24/7 - 33 NW Davis St

Nearby Public Venues

Lan Su Chinese Gardens, Chinatown Museum, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Eastbank Esplanade Waterfront Park Loop Hike, Portland Saturday Market, Portland Old Town/Chinatown/Japantown

Short-term Visitor Rates

Short term garage rates, *Temporary all day rate is $10
1st Hour2nd Hour3rd Hour4th HourAll day (over 4 hours)
$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$2.00/hr$18*

Other rates

Maximum weekend and evening rates
Sun - Thurs evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Fri - Sat evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Sat - Sun daily maximum
(day begins at 5am)
$5 all night$6 all night$5 all day

Validated Parking at SmartPark Garages

picture of we validate here sticker
picture of we validate here sticker

Over 375 businesses in Downtown Portland offer their customers discounted or free parking at SmartPark garages.  If you’re headed downtown to visit a participating Portland business, you can save on parking at all five of the SmartPark public parking garages. Click here for a list of businesses that validate parking, or look for this sticker!

Merchants interested in participating can fill out this enrollment form, call Central Parking at 503-790-9302 or email smartparkvalidations@spplus.com.

Paying for Parking

The SmartPark Access and Revenue Control system (PARCS) includes pay-on-foot paystations and paper parking tickets. The garages have automated entrances and exits. 

  1. Garage Entry: to activate the entry gate, take a parking ticket from the ticket dispenser
  2. Payment: pay at one of SmartPark's paystations located on the ground floor elevator lobbies before returning to your vehicle. 
  3. Exit: insert your paid parking ticket into the automated exit machine to activate the exit gate.
  4. Thank you for parking at SmartPark!

All paystations and exit lanes have push-button intercoms should you need assistance. In addition, each garage has a customer service representative on duty. 

Garage Amenities

Entrance Clearance 6'9", Bike parking, ADA Parking, EV charging stations, Carshare parking. This location also functions as a mobility hub, with easy access to the Blue and Red MAX lines, Portland Waterfront and Portland Downtown Heliport.

Monthly Parking

SmartPark sells a limited number of monthly parking passes at the Naito & Davis garage. Contact Central Parking at (503) 790-9302 ext. 154 or SmartParkMonthly@spplus.com for availability and details.

General Access (day rate) - $225

Swing Shift - $113

Swing-shift hours are from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. 

Reduced Rate Swing Shift - $35

A Reduced Rate Swing-Shift option is available for employees working swing-shift or evening shift schedules in downtown Portland.  If you earn up to $35,000 annually you may qualify for the special rate. Learn More or Apply Here

Carpool - $169

Portland also offers an on-street carpool program. Visit the carpool page to learn more

Motorcycle - $75

Construction/Modernization

Elevator modernization begins July 1, 2021. One elevator will be down at a time for a maximum of 6 weeks each.

Portland Downtown Heliport

The City of Portland owns and operates the public-use Heliport for the benefit of all helicopter pilots and users. The Heliport has one landing pad and four parking pads. It offers convenient access to downtown Portland 24 hours a day. The Heliport is part of a multi-modal mobility hub offering access to light rail, bus, water transportation, parking, and bike share. Click here for more information on the Heliport. 


10th & Yamhill - Open 24/7 - 730 SW 10th Ave

Nearby Public Venues

Multnomah County Library, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Downtown Retail Core (West End), Director Park, Providence Park, Portland Pearl District

Short-term Visitor Rates

Short term garage rates. Temporary all day rate is $10.
1st Hour2nd Hour3rd Hour4th HourAll day (over 4 hours)
$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$2.00/hr$16*

Other rates

Maximum weekend and evening rates
Sun - Thurs evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Fri - Sat evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Sat - Sun daily maximum
(day begins at 5am)
$5 all night$5 all night$5 all day

Validated Parking at SmartPark Garages

picture of we validate here sticker
picture of we validate here sticker

Over 375 businesses in Downtown Portland offer their customers discounted or free parking at SmartPark garages.  If you’re headed downtown to visit a participating Portland business, you can save on parking at all five of the SmartPark public parking garages. Click here for a list of businesses that validate parking, or look for this sticker!

Merchants interested in participating can fill out this enrollment form, call Central Parking at 503-790-9302 or email smartparkvalidations@spplus.com.

Paying for Parking

The SmartPark Access and Revenue Control system (PARCS) includes pay-on-foot paystations and paper parking tickets. The garages have automated entrances and exits. 

  1. Garage Entry: to activate the entry gate, take a parking ticket from the ticket dispenser
  2. Payment: pay at one of SmartPark's paystations located on the ground floor elevator lobbies before returning to your vehicle. 
  3. Exit: insert your paid parking ticket into the automated exit machine to activate the exit gate.
  4. Thank you for parking at SmartPark!

All paystations and exit lanes have push-button intercoms should you need assistance. In addition, each garage has a customer service representative on duty. 

Garage Amenities

Entrance Clearance 6'8", Bike parking, Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) parking, ADA Parking, EV charging stations (seven charging stations on Level 2), Carshare parking. This location also functions as a mobility hub, with easy access to the Blue and Red MAX lines, and the Portland Streetcar. 

Monthly Parking

SmartPark sells a limited number of monthly parking passes at the 10th & Yamhill garage. Contact Central Parking at (503) 790-9302 ext. 154 or SmartParkMonthly@spplus.com for availability and details.

Reduced Rate Swing Shift - $35

A Reduced Rate Swing-Shift option is available for employees working swing-shift or evening shift schedules in downtown Portland.  If you earn up to $35,000 annually you may qualify for the special rate. Learn More or Apply Here

Carpool - $182

Portland also offers an on-street carpool program. Visit the carpool page to learn more

Motorcycle - $75

Construction/Modernization

No construction projects at this time. 


4th & Yamhill - Open 24/7 - 818 SW 4th Ave

Nearby Public Venues

Pioneer Courthouse Square, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Downtown Retail Core, Eastbank Esplanade Waterfront Park Loop Hike, Government District (City Hall, Portland Building, Justice Center, Federal Building, Courthouses), Lownsdale Square, Chapman Square, Terry Shrunk Plaza

Short-term Visitor Rates

Short term garage rates. *Temporary all day rate is $10
1st Hour2nd Hour3rd Hour4th HourAll day (over 4 hours)
$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$2.00/hr$18*

Other rates

Maximum weekend and evening rates
Sun - Thurs evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Fri - Sat evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Sat - Sun daily maximum
(day begins at 5am)
$5 all night$5 all night$5 all day

Validated Parking at SmartPark Garages

picture of we validate here sticker
picture of we validate here sticker

Over 375 businesses in Downtown Portland offer their customers discounted or free parking at SmartPark garages.  If you’re headed downtown to visit a participating Portland business, you can save on parking at all five of the SmartPark public parking garages. Click here for a list of businesses that validate parking, or look for this sticker!

Merchants interested in participating can fill out this enrollment form, call Central Parking at 503-790-9302 or email smartparkvalidations@spplus.com.

Paying for Parking

The SmartPark Access and Revenue Control system (PARCS) includes pay-on-foot paystations and paper parking tickets. The garages have automated entrances and exits. 

  1. Garage Entry: to activate the entry gate, take a parking ticket from the ticket dispenser
  2. Payment: pay at one of SmartPark's paystations located on the ground floor elevator lobbies before returning to your vehicle. 
  3. Exit: insert your paid parking ticket into the automated exit machine to activate the exit gate.
  4. Thank you for parking at SmartPark!

All paystations and exit lanes have push-button intercoms should you need assistance. In addition, each garage has a customer service representative on duty. 

Garage Amenities

Entrance Clearance 6'9', Bike parking, ADA parking, EV charging stations (three charging stations on Level 8), Carshare parking. This location also functions as a mobility hub, with easy access to the Blue and Red MAX lines, as well as many bus routes. 

Monthly Parking

SmartPark sells a limited number of monthly parking passes at the 4th & Yamhill garage. Contact Central Parking at (503) 790-9302 ext. 154 or SmartParkMonthly@spplus.com for availability and details.

Reduced Rate Swing Shift - $35

A Reduced Rate Swing-Shift option is available for employees working swing-shift or evening shift schedules in downtown Portland.  If you earn up to $35,000 annually you may qualify for the special rate. Learn More or Apply Here

Carpool - $180

Portland also offers an on-street carpool program. Visit the carpool page to learn more

Motorcycle - $75

Construction/Modernization

No construction projects at this time. Elevator modernization is tentatively scheduled for July 2022.


3rd & Alder - Open 24/7 - 621 SW 3rd Ave

Nearby Public Venues

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Downtown Retail Core, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Eastbank Esplanade Waterfront Park Loop Hike, Portland Old Town/Chinatown/Japantown

Short-term Visitor Rates

Short term garage rates. *Temporary all day rate is $10
1st Hour2nd Hour3rd Hour4th HourAll day (over 4 hours)
$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$2.00/hr$18*

Other rates

Maximum weekend and evening rates
Sun - Thurs evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Fri - Sat evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Sat - Sun daily maximum
(day begins at 5am)
$5 all night$5 all night$5 all day

Validated Parking at SmartPark Garages

picture of we validate here sticker
picture of we validate here sticker

Over 375 businesses in Downtown Portland offer their customers discounted or free parking at SmartPark garages.  If you’re headed downtown to visit a participating Portland business, you can save on parking at all five of the SmartPark public parking garages. Click here for a list of businesses that validate parking, or look for this sticker!

Merchants interested in participating can fill out this enrollment form, call Central Parking at 503-790-9302 or email smartparkvalidations@spplus.com.

Paying for Parking

The SmartPark Access and Revenue Control system (PARCS) includes pay-on-foot paystations and paper parking tickets. The garages have automated entrances and exits. 

  1. Garage Entry: to activate the entry gate, take a parking ticket from the ticket dispenser
  2. Payment: pay at one of SmartPark's paystations located on the ground floor elevator lobbies before returning to your vehicle. 
  3. Exit: insert your paid parking ticket into the automated exit machine to activate the exit gate.
  4. Thank you for parking at SmartPark!

All paystations and exit lanes have push-button intercoms should you need assistance. In addition, each garage has a customer service representative on duty. 

Garage Amenities

Entrance Clearance 6'10", Bike parking, ADA Parking, EV charging stations (two charging stations on Blue Level 3, entrance is on 4th Ave), Carshare parking.

Monthly Parking

SmartPark sells a limited number of monthly parking passes at the 3rd & Alder garage. Contact Central Parking at (503) 790-9302 ext. 154 or SmartParkMonthly@spplus.com for availability and details.

Reduced Rate Swing Shift - $35

A Reduced Rate Swing-Shift option is available for employees working swing-shift or evening shift schedules in downtown Portland.  If you earn up to $35,000 annually you may qualify for the special rate. Learn More or Apply Here

Carpool - $183

Portland also offers an on-street carpool program. Visit the carpool page to learn more

Motorcycle - $75

Construction/Modernization

City crews will conduct potholing to locate underground utilities on SW Alder at SW 3rd and north of the intersection during daytime hours, week of August 9th.

May result in minor delays when entering or exiting garage.


1st & Jefferson - Open 24/7 - 123 SW Jefferson St

Nearby Public Venues

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Eastbank Esplanade Waterfront Park Loop Hike, Government District (City Hall, Portland Building, Justice Center, Federal Building, Courthouses), Lownsdale Square, Chapman Square

Short-term Visitor Rates

Short term garage rates. *Temporary all day rate is $15
1st Hour2nd Hour3rd Hour4th HourAll day (over 4 hours)
$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$1.80/hr$2.00/hr$20*

Other rates

Maximum weekend and evening rates
Sun - Thurs evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Fri - Sat evening maximum
(arrive after 5pm - out by 5am)
Sat - Sun daily maximum
(day begins at 5am)
$5 all night$5 all night$5 all day

Validated Parking at SmartPark Garages

picture of we validate here sticker
picture of we validate here sticker

Over 375 businesses in Downtown Portland offer their customers discounted or free parking at SmartPark garages.  If you’re headed downtown to visit a participating Portland business, you can save on parking at all five of the SmartPark public parking garages. Click here for a list of businesses that validate parking, or look for this sticker!

Merchants interested in participating can fill out this enrollment form, call Central Parking at 503-790-9302 or email smartparkvalidations@spplus.com.

Paying for Parking

The SmartPark Access and Revenue Control system (PARCS) includes pay-on-foot paystations and paper parking tickets. The garages have automated entrances and exits. 

  1. Garage Entry: to activate the entry gate, take a parking ticket from the ticket dispenser
  2. Payment: pay at one of SmartPark's paystations located on the ground floor elevator lobbies before returning to your vehicle. 
  3. Exit: insert your paid parking ticket into the automated exit machine to activate the exit gate.
  4. Thank you for parking at SmartPark!

All paystations and exit lanes have push-button intercoms should you need assistance. In addition, each garage has a customer service representative on duty. 

Garage Amenities

Entrance Clearance 7'0", Bike parking, ADA Parking, Carshare parking.

Monthly Parking

SmartPark sells a limited number of monthly parking passes at the 1st & Jefferson garage. Contact Central Parking at (503) 790-9302 ext. 154 or SmartParkMonthly@spplus.com for availability and details.

General Access (day rate) - $250

Swing Shift - $125

Swing-shift hours are from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. 

Reduced Rate Swing Shift - $35

A Reduced Rate Swing-Shift option is available for employees working swing-shift or evening shift schedules in downtown Portland.  If you earn up to $35,000 annually you may qualify for the special rate. Learn More or Apply Here

Carpool - $188

Portland also offers an on-street carpool program. Visit the carpool page to learn more

Motorcycle - $75


Construction/Modernization

None at this time.


Contact us

Contact TypeContact Details
SecurityPortland Patrol, Inc.   503-224-7383
Emergencies911
Monthly PermitsCentral Parking (an SP+ Company)  503-790-9302 ext.154  SmartParkMonthly@spplus.com
Payment QuestionsCentral Parking (an SP+ Company)  503-790-9302 ext.154  SmartParkTeam@spplus.com 
Lost & FoundCentral Parking (an SP+ Company)  503-260-9184  SmartParkTeam@spplus.com 
Janitorial ServicesCentral Parking (an SP+ Company)  503-260-9184  SmartParkTeam@spplus.com 
Comments/ComplaintsPortland Bureau of Transportation 503-823-4012
SmartPark Managing Contractor

Sharon Jay Gravelle, Senior Manager  503-790-9302 ext.110  sjaygravelle@spplus.com

SmartPark General Manager

Michael Jacobs, CAPP, MPA  503-823-7527  michael.jacobs@portlandoregon.gov


SmartPark Mission and Values

Mission

Our mission is to support the economic viability of the Central City by providing an affordable system of parking garages which primarily meets the short-term needs of shoppers, visitors and business clients and by investing in other Central City transportation improvements.

Values

  1. High-quality customer service and affordable rates are hallmarks of the City’s SmartPark system.  We value all our customers and business partners and will work with them to meet their needs.
  2. We are a business organization, accountable to lenders, City Council and the community.  We are committed to sound financial management and efficient operation.
  3. We value innovation that will enable us to meet the challenges of the present and future.
  4. We value our role in providing a transportation system that balances parking, transit, carpooling, cycling and walking to maintain air quality and minimize congestion.
  5. We recognize our responsibility to design garages which enhance the urban environment.

SmartPark Garage Rules of Conduct

16.20.910 Rules of Conduct.

(Added by Ordinance No. 185351, effective June 22, 2012.)  The Bureau of Transportation Business Services Division Manager shall be authorized to develop and enforce Rules of Conduct for City Parking Garages and require all persons to obey the Rules of Conduct.  City Parking Garages include any publicly or privately owned real property, and the buildings, structures and facilities thereon, placed under the jurisdiction of the City for parking garage purposes, and includes all land granted to the City for such purposes.  Any person who fails to comply with the Rules of Conduct for City Parking Garages or the reasonable direction of the Person in Charge, may be excluded as provided in this Section.

A.  Person in Charge is defined in ORS 164.205(5) and includes, but is not limited to, any of the following while acting in the scope of employment, agency or duty:

1.  Any peace officer as defined by Oregon law and any reserve officer of the Portland Police Bureau;

2.  Any person providing security services in City Parking Garage pursuant to any contract with the City, or with any person, firm or corporation managing City parking garages or City leased properties on the City's behalf; and/or,

3.  Any person specifically designated in writing as the Person in Charge by the Commissioner in Charge of the Bureau of Transportation or by the Transportation Business Services Division Manager.

B.  City Parking Garage Exclusions.  Any Person in Charge may exclude any person who violates any Rule of Conduct while in or upon any City Parking Garage, from all City Parking Garages for a period of 180 days.

1.  The notice of exclusion shall be in writing, given to the person excluded and signed by the Person in Charge.  It shall specify the dates and places of exclusion.  It shall contain a warning of consequences for failure to comply with the notice of exclusion and information concerning the right to appeal the exclusion.

2.  A person receiving a notice of exclusion may appeal, in writing, to the Code Hearings Officer in accordance with the provisions of Title 22 of the Code to have the notice of exclusion rescinded. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 22, the appeal to the Code Hearings Officer shall be filed within 5 days of issuance of the notice of exclusion, unless extended by the Code Hearings Officer for good cause shown.  The sworn statement of the Person in Charge who issued the notice of exclusion shall be used as evidence on appeal, unless the appellant requests, in writing, the presence of the Person in Charge at the appeal hearing.

C.  City Parking Garages Rules of Conduct

1.  No person shall violate federal, state, or city law.

2.  No person shall enter or remain for any purpose other than to park or retrieve a motor vehicle or do business with a City parking garage retail tenant.

3.  No person shall possess any weapon or any similar instrument that can be used to inflict injury upon a person or damage to property, except to the extent permitted by Oregon law.

4.  No person shall use City parking garages for the purpose of housing or camping, including but not limited to, sleeping, bathing, cooking, or use as a restroom.

5.  No person shall deface, damage, or destroy City parking garages.

6.  Unless authorized by the City of Portland, no person shall post or place on cars any handbills, flyers, or posters of any kind within City parking garages.

7.  No person shall engage in sexual conduct as defined by ORS 167.060 (10).

8.  Other than at City of Portland authorized events, no person shall possess an open container of alcohol or consume alcoholic beverages.

9.  Other than at City of Portland authorized events, no person shall play or use amplified or audio equipment at a level that disturbs others.

10.  Other than at City of Portland authorized events, no person shall participate in parties, rave parties, or other similar gatherings.

11.  No person shall use City parking garages and/or their structures and fixtures, including but not limited to, walls, railings, banisters, stairs, or ventilation fixtures, in ways they were not intended to be used, including but not limited to, sitting, standing, lying kneeling, skating, or skateboarding.

12.  No person shall smoke or carry any lighted smoking instrument while in the elevator or any enclosed portion of City parking garages.

13.  No person shall engage in conduct that disrupts or interferes with normal operations of City parking garages, or any tenant of a City parking garage, or that disturbs employees or patrons of City parking garages, including but not limited to, conduct that involves the use of abusive or threatening language or gestures, conduct that creates unreasonable noise, or conduct that consists of loud or boisterous physical behavior.

14.  No person shall interfere with free passage of patron or employees of City parking garages, including but not limited to, placing objects such as bicycles, backpacks, carts or other items in a manner that interferes with free passage.

15.  No person shall refuse to obey any posted parking signs or any reasonable direction of a Parking Garage Officer.


SmartPark Rate Summary

You can find the current rates in the document below.