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Apply for a Healthy Businesses permit

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely amid our current public health crisis. Winter permits expire March 31, 2021. Applications for Healthy Businesses permits now open.

Application takes 5-10 minutes. Due to a high volume of requests, we estimate 5-10 business days to respond. Approval time varies. Winter Healthy Businesses permits expire March 31, 2021. New Healthy Businesses permits expire October 31, 2021.


PBOT Business Toolkit team

Safe Streets Initiative

phone number503-823-4026

Contact with questions before applying, or about your permit.

Mailing address

Portland Bureau of Transportation Attn: Community Events
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331
Portland, OR 97204