City/County Info: 503-823-4000
1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204
In most neighbor-to-neighbor noise concerns, the very first place to begin is to reach out to your neighbor. Many times, issues can be resolved by working together. If this approach doesn't work, Civic Life has a Neighborhood Mediation Program where we partner with Resolutions NW. This mediation service is available free of cost, and trained mediators are ready to assist you and your neighbor to find solutions together.
The number to call is 503-595-4890.
The Noise Office does not have the authority to address the following types of noise, but we've included phone numbers:
Types of Noise Covered by the Code
The noise code addresses many aspects of noise, including:
Intent of code is to control the level of noise in a manner that promotes the use, value, and enjoyment of property, conduct of business, sleep and repose and reduces unnecessary and excessive sound in the environment.
This sheet explains City of Portland regulations on construction noise. (Code section 18.10.060)
File a noise complaint using this online liquor/noise complaint form to document livablity issues arising from undue noise.