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Area Parking Permits
Permit Renewal Zone G and N permits will be extended indefinitely during the pandemic. More information on when the renewal period will begin will be posted at a later date. No temporary permits will be issued for those needing to telework.
Temporary Area Parking Permits (APP) will be provided to residents in other districts who are teleworking and do not have a annual permit. Contact PBOTParkingPermits@portlandoregon.gov. You will need to provide:
Permit staff will provide you with a document that you will need to print. Unfortunately we do not have resources to send temporary permits through the mail, and there are not options for pick up.
Please have patience as we work to figure out how to issue other types of permits. This page will be updated as we have more information.
We are not accepting new abandoned autos reports at this time.
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Portland is currently in the process of transitioning all parking meters to pay-by-plate meters. The new meters will require you to input your license plate number at the machine, and will no long dispense a paper receipt. For more information about the new pay-by-plate meters, including instructions on how to operate, and a map of current location, please click here.
Common Parking Topics
Pay and/or Contest a Parking Citation
(FOREIGN LANGUAGE DOCUMENTS ARE BEING UPDATED. PLEASE VISIT LINKS BELOW FOR INFORMATION FROM MULTNOMAH COUNTY COURTS)
The program offers carpool for parking in the Downtown and Lloyd Center Meter Districts both on-street and in SmartPark garages
Promoting public safety by ensuring municipal & private property contract towers provide professional services
Information about PBOT's Abandoned Autos program.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about parking in Portland
Pay your City of Portland parking citation online through Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Parking regulations, violations, and how to pay and contest tickets
Learn about the various types of parking permits available in Portland and download permit applications.
The Passenger Zones Taskforce examines Portland’s passenger loading, unloading, and related parking zones within the context of best management of on-street parking.
Information about the public-use Heliport.
SmartPark is Portland's most affordable and convenient garage parking Downtown.
Portland is rolling out new Pay by Plate parking meters in the NW and Central Eastside. Pay by Plate is another way to pay to park at a meter. You can purchase parking time at a meter using your license plate number.
The Parking Kitty mobile app makes your parking experience simple, the way it should be. Park, pay, and be on your way.
If you want to rent a bicycle locker, install a bicycle rack on your property, or have the city install a free rack in the sidewalk, then this is the place for you. Information on art racks too!
The bail amount for parking citations vary according to the type of violation. Find the bail schedule here.
Information about Portland's on-street metered parking in Downtown, Lloyd District and Marquam Hill.
Resources for using a motorcycle and motorscooter in Portland
Central Eastside and Northwest Parking
The City of Portland strives to balance the needs of our diverse community by preserving accessible parking for persons with disabilities and creating better opportunities for short-term parking in the metered areas of Portland.
How to park next to protected bike lanes, tips for biking and walking around parking-protected lanes.