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The City of Portland, Oregon

Archives & Records Management

Office of the City Auditor

phone: 503-865-4100


1800 SW 6th Ave, Suite 550, Portland, OR 97201

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Records Center

ANNOUNCEMENT: PARC staff are telecommuting and are only on-site for urgent matters. Our normal operations are suspended and we have instituted limited services. If you need records from the Records Center, please contact PARC at 503-865-4100 or

The Records Center's role is to provide storage, maintenance, and reference use of records pending their disposition.  All records are managed according to established record retention schedules.

The Records Center holds approximately 32,000 cubic feet of material, including, but not limited to, land use records, bureau project records, contracts and audited vouchers. The staff works with City employees to identify and retrieve records stored in the facility. Requests from City agencies are normally filled within 24 hours from the time retrieval requests are made.  Extensive requests involving reference assistance may be referred to the Archives’ staff.