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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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Block Party street closure permits are $10 per permit.

Each additional street that is closed will be charged an additional $5.00 per street.

Applications received 5 BUSINESS DAYS or less prior to the event date will be charge $25.00 expedited fee to process. 

We accept cash, credit card, check or money order made out to the City of Portland.  Fees may be paid in the following ways:

  • Mailed along with the permit  application, petition and traffic control plan.  Complete applications must include:  application form, petition, traffic control plan and payment.  Mailed to: Block Parties, 1120 SW 5th Ave, Ste 1302, Portland OR 97204
  • Faxed to 503-823-2515, attention Block Parties.
  • In Person. Bring your application to the Parks Customer Service Center on the First Floor at 1120 SW 5th Ave.  Open 8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday.
    *********EXCEPT the last Thursday of the month the office closes at 1pm.
  • **PLEASE NOTE we do not accept applications by email at this time.