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Office of Management & Finance

Revenue Division

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

Business Taxes: 503-823-5157

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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PO Box 745
Portland, OR 97207-0745


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Office for Community Technology

  • Broadband & Communications Policy Learn more

  • Cable TV Regulation & Consumer Protection

  • Utility Franchises, Licenses & Wireless

  • OCT's work is the third largest revenue source to the City’s General Fund - $78 million annually

  • Connecting to our future...


The Office for Community Technology builds community capacity and champions investments and public policy in a rapidly changing communications technology, utility and broadband landscape to keep our local communities economically and culturally healthy.


The Portland metro region has a shared vision and strong partnerships for communications technology and broadband infrastructure in tune with the unique and diverse needs of all our communities.

The public interest is considered and embedded in communications technology, utility and broadband government policies.

The benefits of communications technology are available to all as part of an equitable, sustainable and economically healthy community.

The City of Portland and its citizens are fairly compensated for private use of the public rights-of-way.

The City of Portland leverages its Utility License authority to maximize revenue.