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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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Parking Enforcement

  • Abandoned Auto Learn more about Abandoned Auto.

  • Overtime Meter Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Reserved Time Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Meter Feeding Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Overtime Parking Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Blocking Crosswalk Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • No Parking Anytime Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Loading Zone Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Handicapped Ramp Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Blocked Driveway Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

  • Fire Hydrant Learn more about the 20 most common parking violations in Portland.

The duties of the position of parking code enforcement officer are to provide assistance as special police officer in the enforcement of parking regulations as provided by Portland Title 16 chapter 16.10, and other related work under the direction of the Bureau Director.


Report an Abandoned Auto

Use this online form to report an abandoned motor vehicle in Portland.

Pay and/or Contest a Parking Ticket

You have three ways to respond within 30 days or the citation will be delinquent.

View your Portland parking citation photos

When citations have photos they can be viewed online 72 hours after citation issuance. You will be prompted for information from the citation to display the photos. Photos remain online for 6 months after citations are issued.

Booting FAQs

As of September 7, 2016, PBOT boots vehicles that have orders to tow issued by Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Parking Enforcement Comments and Questions Form

Monitored Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except holidays. Please use "Report an Abandoned Auto" to report abandoned autos.

Parking Violations and Bail Schedule

Portland's parking violations and their fine amounts

Disabled Parking Rules

Disabled parking information for the City of Portland

Common Parking Violations

20 most common parking violations in Portland for 2016.

Report an Illegally Parked Vehicle by Telephone

Contact and submission information for reporting illegally parked vehicles by telephone

Abandoned/Prohibited Vehicles

The Abandoned Auto Team enforces issues with Abandoned and Prohibited vehicles. The Abandoned Auto Team does not respond to issues with vehicles on private property.

City Codes + State Regulations

Links to City Parking Codes, Oregon Parking Codes, Oregon Driver's Manual

Commercial Vehicles

Regulations and violations for commercial vehicles and truck loading zones