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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Temporary Street Use Permitting

Notice: Our webpage has migrated to a new address!  Please visit for the new Temporary Street Use Permitting site. 


What we do

Temporary Street Use Permitting issues permits for temporary use of the public right of way, including parking, sidewalk, lane and street closures. Permits are issued as per Title 16, 17 and 24 of Portland City Code.


Questions? Call or email us using our contact information below.

The Permit Center Transportation Counter
1900 SW 4th Ave. 1st Floor, Portland, OR 97201
Phone: 503.823.7365  Fax: 503.865.3442  Email:
Open: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thurs 8:00 a.m. to Noon

Temporary Street Use Permit Types

Permits for the temporary use or closure of the public right of way, including parking, sidewalk, lane, and street closures.

PBOT Signal and Streetlighting Coordination

Info on requesting assistance for temporary traffic signal or streetlighting modifications