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TRN-1.06 - Street Vacation Checklist


Administrative Rule Adopted by Bureau of Transportation Engineering & Development Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority




A street vacation is a process to vacate the public's interest in streets that are no longer needed now or in the future. A petitioner must complete a checklist to determine whether to proceed with a street vacation, and this checklist is submitted before a petition to vacate a street is prepared. A street vacation brochure, including the checklist, explaining the process is available at the Permit Center, 1900 SW 4th Ave., 1st floor, brochure counter 7:30 am to 3:00 pm; and in the Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Ave., 8th floor, reception desk 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

For more information on the process and to obtain the necessary forms:


Link to Street Vacation Process Information


City Code Chapter 17.84



Filed for inclusion in PPD December 3, 2003.

Updated February 18, 2005.

Street Vacation Checklist form updated in PPD July 2, 2007.

Street Vacation Brochure, Checklist, Timeline Estimate and Application forms removed from PPD October 3, 2008.