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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1040, Portland, OR 97204

Insurance & Workers Compensation Requirements

As you enter into any contract with the City of Portland you will be required to provide and maintain insurance coverage(s), including providing proof of insurance in the form of a certificate(s) of insurance, and for general liability and auto liability insurances, an endorsement naming the City of Portland, its officers, agents, and employees as an additional insured. Required insurance coverage(s) must continue in effect throughout the term of the contract until final acceptance of the entire project, or through the products-completed operations required period.


Specific insurance requirements will be as specified in the solicitation or contractual documents, but the general coverage(s) might include Commercial General Liability, (including products-completed operations), public liability and property damage, and business automobile liability coverage, contractual liability insurance and additional insured endorsement of the City using an applicable ISO (Insurance Services Office) endorsement or other form applicable to the contract and subject to approval by the City Attorney.


CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS: Workers’ Compensation*, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation (Jones Act), Builder’s Risk, Contractor’s Pollution Liability, Railroad Protective Liability. For additional information please reference the 2010 Standard Construction Specifications.

GOODS & SERVICES CONTRACTS: Workers’ Compensation*, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation (Jones Act), Warehouse Legal/Bailee’s Legal Liability, Installation Floater, Garage Keepers Liability, Technology Errors and Omissions*

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS: Workers’ Compensation*, Professional Liability (and, if provided on a “claims made” basis), including “tail” or equivalent coverage for three years after completion of contract).

TECHNOLOGY CONTRACTS: Workers’ Compensation*, Technology Products & Services Errors and Omissions - Information Security & Privacy Liability for Services Provided to Others.


* City is NOT named as an additional insured