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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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Use and Construction in the Right of Way

Provides information and issues permits for: banners, bike racks, transit shelters, house moves, miscellaneous permits, i.e., minor encroachments, sidewalk cafes, sidewalk/driveways, and vending carts. Permits are also granted for use of the streets in both parking metered and non-parking metered areas in accordance with City Code. Under certain circumstances permits may be granted to temporarily close parking spaces, sidewalks, lanes and streets.

How to Contact Us:

    Contact: Customer Service Line
    Phone: (503) 823-7002  Select Option #3

    Contact: Information on Building Plan Review (Right-of-Way Only)
    Phone: (503) 823-7002  Select Option #2

    Contact: Information on Utility Installations
  Phone:
(503) 823-7092

    Contact:
Information on Street Closures
 Phone:
(503) 823-7365

    Contact:
Information on Block Parties
  Phone:
(503) 823-4003

Contact:
Information on banners, bike racks, transit shelters, sidewalk cafe, vending carts
Phone:
(503) 823-7002  Select Option#5

Contact: Information on Community Events
Phone (503) 823-7073 

Contact: Information on Meter Hood Permits
Phone (503) 823-7365

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