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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Becoming a Commercial Hauler

Any person collecting commercial solid waste within the City must obtain a commercial collection permit

There are reporting, fuel, service provision and other requirements. 

How to Apply

Contact us for detailed application requirements and forms. Call Annette Steele at 503-823-7631 or email

Failure to Obtain a Permit

Collecting solid waste from a Portland business without a current permit is prohibited. Enforcement actions include financial penalties.

Rules and Regulations

The Solid Waste and Recycling Commercial Administrative Rules explain reporting and other requirements in depth.