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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Special Events

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Special Events Coordinator: Allison Madsen
Phone: 503-865-2482 ~ Fax: 503-279-3921

Special events are moving events held in the street and/or sidewalk, such as runs, walks, marches, parades or bicycle races. Event organizers must get all additional permits before the event.

Special Events (moving events on street and/or sidewalk): Permit application, 503-865-2482

Upcoming Event Traffic Delays: Get Portland Moving

Other Event Contacts

Community Toolkit

Visit our Community Toolkit page for granting and community resources to help you launch your project!

Complaints & Appeals

Submit a complaint or appeal a decision

Events Calendar

Calendar of Moving and Community Events


Permit application form, additional insured endorsement form, and event notification forms for moving events on city streets and/or sidewalks

Frequently Asked Questions

Common Special Event questions


Application & process, rates, event types, additional permits, forms, rules & SE Advisory Committee