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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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Additional Permits

Organizers are responsible for ensuring all applicable permits are in place before the event

Event Feature(s) Permitting Office Phone
Event will use city streets and/or sidewalks
for a moving event (i.e., marches, walks,
parades, runs, bike events)

Special Events Program

A City park will be used for the formation
or ending area or anywhere along the route

Portland Parks & Recreation

Event uses Director Park Director Park Office 503-823-8087
Event uses Schrunk Plaza General Services Administration 503-326-4990
Event uses Pioneer Courthouse Square  Pioneer Courthouse Square 503-223-1613
Event includes a neighborhood street fair
or community event with broad participation
Portland Bureau of Transportation Engineering 503-823-7073
Event includes a block party Contact local neighborhood assoc.

and/or Office of Neighborhood Involvement


Event plans to use a bridge and/or restrict
a bridge from opening

Coordinated through:
Special Events Program  

Event procession will interfere with a bus,
light rail or streetcar route or schedule

Coordinated through:
Special Events Program 

Event uses address system or amplified music Noise Control Office 503-823-7350
Food will be served Multnomah County Health 503-988-3400
Alcoholic beverages will be sold or served ONI Liquor Licensing Specialist 503-823-3092
Event includes temporary festivals, special events
or celebrations
Portland Fire Bureau 503-823-3712