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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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For questions or more information:
Call: 503.823.5191 or 503.823.1099
 Fax:  503.279.3953 


City Code

17.24.017 Temporary Street Closure.


(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 185212 and 188850, effective April 6, 2018.)  The Director of the Bureau of Transportation may close or by permit allow to be closed temporarily any street or portion thereof for the following reasons:

A.  To facilitate construction, demolition or installation of facilities on public or private property.

B.  To restrict vehicular use of an unimproved street for the protection of the public or to eliminate a neighborhood nuisance.

C.  To provide for block parties.

D.  To provide for community events.

Such closures shall include the requirements of the City Traffic Engineer and provide for appropriate insurance as required by the Director of the Bureau of Transportation, protecting the public and the City.



Administrative Rule


TRN 10.06- Portland in the Streets Program Administrative Rules