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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 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Block Parties

We have moved to the new City of Portland website

Learn more and apply for a block party permit at:




Block Party Insurance

Insurance is OPTIONAL for this type of street closure permit. You may want to insure your event through one of the options listed on this page.

How to Apply for Your Block Party Permit

A step-by-step by guide for applying for a block party permit in Portland.

Other Permits

Turn your block party into a street painting project, apply for a noise variance and get info on National Night Out.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions about PBOT's block party program

Block Party Ideas

Inspiration, ideas, games and more for you to use at your next block party.