Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Apply for a Healthy Blocks permit

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Blocks program was an innovative response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has since retired. Please see our Block Party program for information on hosting an event on your neighborhood street today!
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Update on our Healthy Blocks program

PBOT's Portland in the Streets team has retired the Healthy Blocks program as of December 31st, 2022. Looking to build community, get to know your neighbors and have fun on your neighborhood street? Block Parties are back and you can apply for a permit right now! 

Learn about Block Parties here

Contact us

Questions about the switch or the Block Party permit process? 

Contact us at or 503-823-4003