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Portland Water Bureau

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GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204

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Permits - Fire Hydrants

Permits & equipment are issued by our Meter Shop staff at our Field Operations Center:

 

Location

1850 N Interstate Avenue, Portland OR

Driving
Directions

From N. Larrabee Ave, north of N. Broadway, turn right onto N. Hancock St.
Turn left at entrance to the Field Operations Center. Follow signs to the Meter Shop. A map is provided on the reverse. View online map.

Parking

Parking is available outside the Meter Shop.

Phone

503-823-8961

Staff Contact

Jack Finders, Hydrant Permit Program

Hours

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, by appointment only 

Payment

Visa or MasterCard only. Final payment is due when equipment is returned.


Fire Hydrant Permit Process

Policies related to hydrants (Updated: July 2014)

BES Sump Testing Policy

(Updated: July 2014)

Hydrant Use Rules & Regulations

(Updated: July 2014)

Fire Hydrant Equipment

Equipment required for fire hydrant use (Updated: July 2014)

Air Gap Specs & Diagram

Requirements to provide an air gap.

Map to the Meter Shop

Download a map to the Meter Shop