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Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI Main: 503-823-4519

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TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Noise Variances Received


We live in a vibrant city with many events.Naturally, some of the events happening around Portland are expected to be louder than our Noise Code allows.  When this happens, a variance needs to be issued. Some of the many variances we process each year include music events like the Waterfront Blues Festival and the Zoo Concert series, among other performances.  Additionally, we process variances for Komen Race for the Cure, Oregon Humane Society's Doggie Dash, Portland Marathon, numerous weddings in our neighborhood parks, National Night Out parties, construction variances, and others.

We want to make sure the residents of Portland have an opportunity to see our variances that have been issued.  If you would like more details about a specific variance, please contact us . Please note: in some cases, the variance will be going before the Noise Review Board, so the variance application is still under review. 

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I-205 Auxiliary Lanes

ODOT Construction at intersection between I-205 and I-84 between 1/1/18 and 12/31/19

I-205 NB betweeen I-84 EB and WB ramps to NE Killingsworth; I-205 SB between I-84 EB ramp and SE Division St ramp

Construction - ODOT improvements to freeway entrance and exit ramps 1/1/18 to 12/31/19

I-5 from N Tigard interchange to E Portland Interchange

ODOT Roadway Construction for up to 70 nights between 6/21/18 and 6/17/19

I-5 Interstate Bridge at Hassalo St

ODOT Construction for night time work between 5/1/18 and 10/31/19

I-5 ramps between N Multnomah and Interstate Bridge

Construction - ODOT improvements to freeway entrance and exit ramps 5/1/18 - 10/31/19

Inner Southeast Portland (SEUL)

Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Coalition

Lloyd District - ROW NE 2nd Ave between Multnomah and Hassalo

Construction - Concrete placement for mat foundation one night between 10/30 and 11/4

Northwest and Inner Southwest Portland (NWNW)

Neighbors West-Northwest

Portland from Columbia River to I-84, from I-5 to NE 122nd Ave

Powerline Construction and maintenance from 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018

ROW - Citywide, primarily Lloyd District and Inner SE

Construction - Installation of LED lights on street lights from 2/6 through 12/31

Unclaimed Areas

Areas of the city unclaimed by a coalition office

US26 from OR 217 to I-405; I-84 from I-5 to I-205

Construction (Revised) - Regional Active Traffic Management for up to 68 nights between 8/31/16 and 12/31/17

Various locations throughout Portland (see attached)

Construction - Citywide Sewer Repair Project from 8/29/17 through 10/1/18