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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Site Nomination Form

Nomination Procedure

Please complete as much of this form as you can, but do not worry if you cannot answer every question. However, the more information you can provide, the easier it will be for PP&R staff to identify and evaluate sites. Multnomah County tax account numbers are especially helpful. Fields marked with an asterisk* are required.
First & last name*
Street address*
Zip code*
Phone (day)*
Phone (eve)*
Email address*

Property Location

Include property address if possible. Otherwise, cross streets and addresses of adjacent properties are helpful. Fields marked with an asterisk* are required.

Click here to search PortlandMaps for more information on the property you are nominating. Enter the address or intersection. Click on the specific tax lot, then Property Detail just above the upper left hand corner of the map.

Property location*


It is the policy of Portland Parks & Recreation to acquire property only from willing sellers. Out of respect for the present property owner, please do not contact them about your nomination.
However, if you know the name, address or phone number of the current owner, please provide the information in the boxes below:
Current owner's name
Current owner's address
Current owner's phone

Multnomah County Tax Account Number

The Multnomah County Tax Assessor's Office has maps and other relevant information which will help you identify the parcel(s) included in your nomination. Their office is located at 421 SW Sixth Ave in downtown Portland; 503-248-3326.
Tax account number

Site Characteristics

In describing the property, there are no right or wrong answers. This information just helps determine the most appropriate uses for the property. Fields marked with an asterisk* are required.
Approximate size (acres, blocks, lots, square feet, etc.)*
Describe the topography, e.g., flat or sloping.*
Generally describe the site, including any unique features such as trees, streams, plants, animals, etc.*
What is next to the property? Is there publicly-owned land or new development nearby? What kind?*
How would people get to this site? Is it on a collector, arterial or neighborhood street? If not available now, is there potential for mass transit, bike paths, hiking trails, etc. to the site?*
How is the property being used now? Are changes imminent? Are there buildings on the property; if so, what kind?
How is the property zoned? Does it have an environmental zone overlay?

Site Use

If funds are available for the acquisition of this property and its development into a city park, how do you envision this site being used?
Check all of the appropriate boxes.
Community park (10 acres or more)
Neighborhood park (1 acre or more)
Natural area
Dog off-leash area
Community garden
Memorial site
Park in-fill site


If this site were to become a public park, what issues or concerns would need to be resolved?
Describe issues/concerns.


Is there already an active "Friends Group" advocating for making this property a park? Is there a potential partner who might be willing to assist with acquisition and/or development of this parcel? If possible, please provide names, addresses, and phone numbers.
List potential partners/advocates.



File Attachments

If you have digital files of maps, drawings or photos you would like us to see, please attach below.

OR, information can be sent to:

Portland Parks & Recreation
Acquisition Program
1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1302
Portland, OR 97204

FAX 503-823-6007

Attach file.
(Maximum file size: 30MB)

Thank you for submitting a nomination form.

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