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Inspections and enforcement, dedications and easements, vacating a street, insurance and bond requirements, and leases.
The Right-of-Way Use Enforcement Program helps resolve construction, utility and community use permitting violations.
Insurance and Bond Requirements
Effective July 1, 2016, all new applications for building permits with designs that propose to locate utility vaults within the right-of-way will need to enter into a lease with the City of Portland through its Bureau of Transportation.
Street inspections for street improvements and right of way use
Vacating street right-of-way removes the public’s interest and returns control of the land to the underlying fee owner(s) – most often, to the abutting property owners.
Information on street naming, street designation, and property numbering
If you are required to dedicate new street right-of-way or public easements, this service will tell you how we’ll get the right documents prepared for you.