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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000

E-mail: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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What Kind of Permit Do I Need?

PBOT PERMIT MATRIX

 

PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY IMPROVEMENT

PBOT

MINOR IMPROVEMENT PERMIT

(OVER THE COUNTER)

PBOT

PUBLIC WORKS PERMIT

SIDEWALK & CURB 

100’ or less, existing curb on both sides as grade control, no grade breaks, no ADA ramp or midblock crossing, no obstructions & no utility relocation.

 

YES

 

OPTIONAL

(Staff to Review)

SIDEWALK & CURB W/ TREES LOCATED ADJACENT TO, OR IN THE PEDESTRIAN CORRIDOR.

100’ or less, existing curb on both sides as grade control, no grade breaks, no ADA ramp or midblock crossing, no obstructions & no utility relocation.

YES

(Urban Forestry Approval & Urban Forestry Tree Root Inspection Fee Required)

OPTIONAL

(Staff to Review)

SIDEWALK & CURB

Over 100’, no grade control on at least one side, slope or grade considerations, ADA ramp or midblock crossing, realignment, zero setback doorways, vault, signal, light or sign work

 

NO

 

 

YES

ADA CORNER RAMP

NO

YES

ADA MIDBLOCK CROSSING

NO

YES

STREET PAVING

Excludes paving associated with a Minor Improvement Permit or Utility Permit

 

NO

 

YES

SIDEWALK & CURB W/ PRIVATE TREE REMOVAL

100’ or less, existing curb on both sides as grade control, no grade breaks, no ADA ramp or midblock crossing, no obstructions & no utility relocation, no active building permit

 

YES

(Urban Forestry Approval & Urban Forestry Tree Permit Required) 

 

OPTIONAL

(Urban Forestry Approval & Urban Forestry Tree Permit Required) 

SIDEWALK & CURB W/ PUBLIC TREE REMOVAL

Any length, any conditions will require PBOT Public Works Permit

 

NO

 

YES

Public Retaining Wall in Public Right of Way

NO

YES

PBOT PERMIT TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY IMPROVEMENT

PBOT

MINOR IMPROVEMENT PERMIT

(OVER THE COUNTER)

PBOT

PUBLIC WORKS PERMIT

PBOT CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT & INSPECTION

 

NO

 

YES

PRE CONSTRUCTION MEETING

NO

YES

RIGHT OF WAY INSPECTION

YES

YES

PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE

NO

YES

AS BUILTS

NO

YES

PUNCHLIST

NO

YES

2 YR WARRANTY & MAINT. BOND

Job & Site Specific

 

NO

 

YES

CERTIFICATE LIABILITY INSURANCE

Site Specific

 

NO

 

YES

CONTRACTOR RESTORATION BOND & INSURANCE

Required for work in R.O.W

 

YES

 

NO