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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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Area Parking Permit Program (APPP)

The Area Parking Permit Program is designed to help people who live or work in non-metered areas by controlling commuter parking in their neighborhood.  Visitors to the neighborhood may park for a limited time, residents and businesses may purchase permits that allow them to exceed visitor parking time limits. Read more about the history and details of the program here.

To purchase permits:

  1. You must live or work in a designated zone. Check the map to determine which zone you are in.

  2. Fill out the corresponding application for residents or businesses.

  3. Attach supporting documents.

  4. Mail completed application packet and payment to: PBOT Parking Permits, 1134 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97204

Questions?  Call us at 503-823-2777 or email

APPP Supplemental Plans

Details the Area Parking Permit Program policies and procedures for each Zone.

Map of all parking zones

Map of all parking zones

Parking zone information and permit instructions

Parking zone information and permit instructions

Requesting a new parking zone

Requesting a new parking zone

Mini Area Parking Permit Program Pilot Project

A pilot program passed by City Council makes it simpler for neighborhoods to start a smaller area parking permit program.