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Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Fax: 503-823-7800

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

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Becoming a Commercial Hauler

Any person collecting commercial solid waste within the City must obtain a commercial collection permit

There are reporting, fuel, service provision and other requirements. 

How to Apply

Contact us for detailed application requirements and forms. Call Annette Steele at 503-823-7631 or email wasteinfo@portlandoregon.gov

Failure to Obtain a Permit

Collecting solid waste from a Portland business without a current permit is prohibited. Enforcement actions include financial penalties.

Rules and Regulations

The Solid Waste and Recycling Commercial Administrative Rules explain reporting and other requirements in depth. 

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.