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17.45.030 Advertising Bench Allowed.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 185397, effective July 6, 2012.)  For the free use and accommodation of persons waiting for public transportation, benches may be placed on the street area between the property line and the back of the through pedestrian zone and between the curb closest to the street center line and front of the through pedestrian zone in the public right of way of the City, and such benches may bear advertising messages.  Permits for benches bearing advertisements shall be granted only to the Tri-County Metropolitan Transit District (TriMet).  For purposes of this Chapter, the term bench shall also apply to transit shelters owned, operated and maintained by TriMet.