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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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Portland's Carpool Program

The program offers carpool for parking in the Downtown and Lloyd Center Meter Districts both on-street and in SmartPark garages

Towing + Private Property Impounds

Promoting public safety by ensuring municipal & private property contract towers provide professional services

Abandoned Autos

Information about PBOT's Abandoned Autos program.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about parking in Portland

Pay a Parking Ticket

Pay your City of Portland parking citation online through Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Parking Permits

Learn about the various types of parking permits available in Portland and download permit applications.

Passenger Zones Taskforce

The Passenger Zones Taskforce examines Portland’s passenger loading, unloading, and related parking zones within the context of best management of on-street parking.


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.

Parking Kitty: Portland's Mobile Parking App

The Parking Kitty mobile app makes your parking experience simple, the way it should be. Park, pay, and be on your way.

Bicycle Parking

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!

Parking fines - how much is a citation?

The bail amount for parking citations vary according to the type of violation. Find the bail schedule here.

Parking at a Meter in Portland

Information about Portland's on-street metered parking in Downtown, Lloyd District and Marquam Hill.

Motorcycle & Scooter Parking

Resources for using a motorcycle and motorscooter in Portland

Central Eastside and Northwest Parking

Central Eastside and Northwest Parking

Disability Parking in Portland

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.

Parking Management Manual

The PMM is an operation plan that will develop performance targets and guidelines for implementing management tools, including pricing, area parking permits, enforcement hours and event areas.

Whom do I call to change the on-street parking at my home, business or property?

This map shows the three parking technicians who are ready to receive your parking inquiry, depending on the part of Portland where the parking issue is located.

Parking-Protected Bike Lanes

How to park next to protected bike lanes, tips for biking and walking around parking-protected lanes.