The City of Portland encourages business partners to make payments by ACH ensure timely and proper crediting of their account.
In order to originate ACH payments your bank will need the following information: Please contact the Franchise and Utility Program at OCTUtility@portlandoregon.gov for this information
Please include OCT and your Franchise or Utility License Account # in the ACH Transaction in ensure timely and proper crediting of your account.
The City prefers Corporate Trade Exchange (CTX) format but will accept other types of ACH formats if your system does not support CTX.
If you have any questions or need additional information about this process, please call or email:
Office for Community Technology