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Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Food Carts in Portland

Portland Food carts offer a unique and flexible opportunity for the micro-entrepreneur looking to test their family recipes, incubate their business idea, or just to provide for the needs of their family. This "one-stop" page offers all of the information you will need to start your food cart in the City of Portland.

Visit the Food Carts Portland website for the latest news in the food cart industry.

If you have any questions, please contact the Bureau of Development Services at 503-823-7300 or the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability at 503-823-7700.


Portland's Food Cart Study

Food Cartology: Rethinking Urban Spaces as People Places. (Urban Vitality Group)

Portland Food Carts

Twitter Me This: Taco Trucks and Cupcakes - Gentrification or Something in Between?

Vending Carts: "Keep your wheels on!"

A Lunch & Learn presentation from the Bureau of Development Services (BDS)

No Vacancy! Interim uses on vacant lots

No Vacancy! is an exploration of temporary use of vacant space and its applicability in the Central Eastside Industrial District (CEID).