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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Parking Enforcement

  • Overtime Meter Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Reserved Time Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Meter Feeding Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Overtime Parking Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Blocking Crosswalk Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

The duties of the position of parking code enforcement officer are to provide assistance as special police officer in the enforcement of parking regulations as provided by Portland Title 16 chapter 16.10, and other related work under the direction of the Bureau Director.


Abandoned/Prohibited Vehicles

The Abandoned Auto Team enforces issues with Abandoned and Prohibited vehicles. The Abandoned Auto Team does not respond to issues with vehicles on private property.

Booting FAQs

As of September 7, 2016, PBOT boots vehicles that have orders to tow issued by Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Pay and/or Contest a Parking Ticket

You have three ways to respond within 30 days or the citation will be delinquent.

Parking Enforcement Comments and Questions Form

Monitored Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except holidays.

Parking Violations and Bail Schedule

Portland's parking violations and their fine amounts

Disabled Parking Rules

Disabled parking information for the City of Portland

Common Parking Violations

20 most common parking violations in Portland

Report an Illegally Parked Vehicle by Telephone

Contact and submission information for reporting illegally parked vehicles by telephone

City Codes + State Regulations

Links to City Parking Codes, Oregon Parking Codes, Oregon Driver's Manual

Commercial Vehicles

Regulations and violations for commercial vehicles and truck loading zones

Report an Abandoned Auto

Use this online form to report an abandoned motor vehicle in Portland.