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Portland Bureau of Transportation

We keep Portland moving

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

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

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Media Parking Permit

Permits are issued for a fiscal year. (July 1 - June 30) Fees are prorated quarterly, based on purchase dates.

July 1 through Septemeber 30 $460
October 1 through December 31 $345
January 1 through March 31 $230
April 1 through June 30 $115

To be eligible for this permit, you must be a radio or television station or newspaper with a daily circulation.  Permits must be used for news gathering purposes only.

The Bureau may deny requests for permits or impose such limitation as it deems necessary.

Before signing, please read the conditions regarding permit use which appear on the application.  Violation of these conditions will be penalized as noted on the application. A demonstrated history of permit abuse may result in an examination of whether permits will be issued to you in the future.

Mail your completed application, along with a check of the appropriate amount made payable to the City of Portland, to:  Bureau of Transportation System Management, Parking Control, 1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Room 1302, Portland, OR 97204-1969.  Permits are issued by mail ONLY.

If you have any questions regarding you permit or the media permit process, please call 503-823-2777.