Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Frequently Requested Phone Numbers

Frequently Requested Phone Numbers  (updated 5/19/10)

24 Hour Emergency Services | Basic City Services | Citizen Assistance & Info | Transportation | Parks/Arts | Permits/Licenses | Elected Officials | Business & Community Services | Health Services | Aging & Disability Svcs | Library | Emergency Assistance | Courts/Legal | Law Enforcement | Other Important Numbers

24 Hour Emergency Services  
 Police, Fire and Medical  911
 Sewer Repair Emergencies  (503) 823-1700
 Traffic Signals Not Working  (503) 823-1700
 Water Main Breaks  (503) 823-4874
   
Basic City Services  
 Fire Department - Info  (503) 823-3700
 Garbage Hauler & Recycling Info  (503) 823-7202
 Police - Non-Emergency  (503) 823-4636
 Sewer Connections  (503) 823-7761
 Water and Sewer Customer Service  (503) 823-7770
 Codes & Ordinances  (503) 823-4082
   
Citizen Assistance & Info  
 City/County Information & Referral  (503) 823-4000
 Code Compliance (Development Services)  (503) 823-2633
 Graffiti Hotline  (503) 823-4824
 Human Resources  (503) 823-3572
 Job Hotline  (503) 823-4573
 Neighborhood Mediation Center  (503) 595-4890
 Noise Control  (503) 823-7350
 Nuisance (Weeds, Trash, etc)  (503) 823-2633
 Office of Neighborhood Involvement  (503) 823-4519
 Ombudsman  (503) 823-0144
   
Transportation Issues  
 Abandoned Cars  (503) 823-7309, (503) 823-6814
 Bicycle Hotline  (503) 823-2925
 Meter Hoods  (503) 823-7365x2
 Parking Enforcement  (503) 823-5195x3
 Parking Permits - Meter Hoods/Short-term Parking  (503) 823-7365
 Parking Permits - Residential  (503) 823-5185
 Pothole Hotline  (503) 823-1700
 Sidewalk Repair
 (503) 823-1711
 Street Cleaning  (503) 823-1700
 Street Light Out  (503) 865-5267
 Street Maintenance  (503) 823-1700
 Towing Info/Records  (503) 823-0044
   
Parks and the Arts  
 City Forester/Urban Forestry  (503) 823-4489
 League Sports  (503) 823-5124
 Parks Information  (503) 823-7529
 Public Art Walking Tour Guides - RACC  (503) 823-5111
   
Permits, Licenses and Development  
 Assessment & Liens/Collections  (503) 823-4090
 Building Codes - Commercial  (503) 823-7303
 Building Codes - Residential  (503) 823-1456
 Building Inspections  (503) 823-7000
 Building Permit Center  (503) 823-7310
 Business Licenses  (503) 823-5157x1
 Small Business Loans - PDC  (503) 823-3200
 Home Repair Loans  (503) 823-2379
 Parades, Runs & Special Events  (503) 865-2482
 Planning & Zoning  (503) 823-7526
 Sidewalk Repair  (503) 823-1711
 Signs - Commercial  (503) 823-7315, (503) 823-7304
 Street Systems Permits  (503) 823-7002
 Water Permits (Hydrants)  (503) 823-1798
   

Elected Officials

 
 Mayor Charlie Hales  (503) 823-4120
 City Commissioner Amanda Fritz  (503) 823-3008
 City Commissioner Steve Novick  (503) 823-4682
 City Commissioner Dan Saltzman  (503) 823-4151
 City Commissioner Nick Fish  (503) 823-3589
 City Auditor Lavonne Griffin-Valade  (503) 823-4082
 County Chair Deborah Kafoury  (503) 988-3308
 County Commissioner Loretta Smith  (503) 988-5219
 County Commissioner Diane McKeel  (503) 988-5213
 County Commissioner Jules Bailey  (503) 988-5220
 County Commissioner Judy Shiprack  (503) 988-5217
   
County Business & Community Services  
 Animal Services  (503) 988-7387
 Elections  (503) 988-3720
 Land Use Planning  (503) 988-3043x7
 Marriage License  (503) 988-3326x4
 Passport  (503) 988-3326x6
 Tax Assessment  (503) 988-3326
 Transportation  (503) 988-5050
 Vector Control  (503) 988-3464
   
Health Services  
 Health Information and Referral  (503) 988-5558
 Dental Access  (503) 988-6942
 Environmental Health  (503) 988-3400
 Food Handlers  (503) 988-5257
 Safe-Net  1-800-723-3638
 WIC  (503) 988-3503
   
Aging and Disability Services  
 Helpline - 24 Hours  (503) 988-3646
 East Aging and Disability Services  (503) 988-3840
 Mid-County Aging Services  (503) 988-5480
 NE Aging Services  (503) 988-5470
 SE Aging and Disability Services  (503) 988-3660
 West Aging and Disability Services  (503) 988-5460
   
   
Libraries  
 Central Library  (503) 988-5123
 Library Reference Line  (503) 988-5234
   
Emergency Assistance  
 Self Enhancement INC.  (503) 285-0493
 Friendly House  (503) 228-4335
 Human Solutions  (503) 548-0200, (503) 405-7875
 Neighborhood House  (503) 246-1663
 Impact Northwest  (503) 988-6000
 YWCA Housing Enrichment Resources  (503) 721-6762
   
Courts/Legal  
 Civil Court - Small Claims & FED; Civil  (503) 988-3022 x1; (503) 988-3022 x3
 Criminal Court  (503) 988-3235 x3
 Family Court  (503) 988-3022 x2
 Jury Service  (503) 988-3170
 Parking Ticket  (503) 988-3235 x2
 Public Defender - Court Clerk  (503) 988-3987
 Public Defender - Metropolitan  (503) 255-9100
 Public Defender - Multnomah  (503) 226-3083
 Traffic Court  (503) 988-3235 x1
   
Law Enforcement  
 Child Welfare Hotline  (503) 731-3100
 District Attorney  (503) 988-3162
 Domestic Violence  (503) 988-3222
 Justice Center  (503) 988-3689
 Sheriff's Office  (503) 255-3600
 Support Enforcement  (503) 988-3150
 Victims Assistance  (503) 988-3222
   

Other Important Phone Numbers

 
 Better Business Bureau  (503) 212-3022x9
 Consumer Hotline - Attorney General  (503) 229-5576
 Crisis Hotline- Mental Health  (503) 988-4888
 Department of Motor Vehicles  (503) 299-9999
 Federal Info  1-800-688-9889
 Housing Authority of Portland  (503) 802-8300
 Metro  (503) 797-1700
 Metro Recycling  (503) 234-3000
 Oregon State Legislative Info  1-503-986-1000
 Port of Portland  (503) 415-6000
 Portland Art Museum  (503) 226-2811
 Portland Business Alliance  (503) 224-8684
 Portland International Airport  (503) 460-4234
 Travel Portland  (503) 275-8355, 1-800-962-3700
 Portland Public Schools  (503) 916-2000
 Social Security  1-800-772-1213
 State Vital Records  (971) 673-1190
 Tri-Met  (503) 238-7433
Social Service Information and Referral  (503) 222-5555, 211
 US Postal Service  (800) 275-8777
 Zoo

 (503) 226-1561