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Office of Management & Finance

Revenue Bureau

Revenue is being re-organized under the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services.

Phone: 503-823-5157

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Special Events Permits

Special Events Coordinator: Allison Madsen
Phone: 503-865-2482 ~ Fax: 503-279-3921

Special events are moving events held in the street and/or sidewalk, such as runs, walks, marches, parades or bicycle races. Event organizers must get all additional permits before the event.

Special Events (moving events on street and/or sidewalk): Permit application, 503-865-2482

Upcoming Event Traffic Delays: Keep Portland Moving 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Common Special Event questions


Application & process, rates, event types, additional permits, forms, rules & SE Advisory Committee


Permit application form, additional insured endorsement form, and event notification forms for moving events on city streets and/or sidewalks

Special Events Calendar

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Complaints & Appeals

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