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Apply for a permit to close all or part of a sidewalk, travel lane, or street

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues "complex" temporary street use permits to close sidewalks, all types of travel lanes, or entire streets, and for reserving on-street parking needed for such closures, for things like construction, utility work, crane lifts, and tree trimming.

This application takes 5-10 minutes to complete. Permits are typically issued within 15 business days.