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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 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Parking Meter Rates & Hours

The City of Portland has five parking meter districts: Downtown, Lloyd, Marquam Hill, and Central Eastside, and Northwest. These districts contain approximately 14,000 metered spaces with various parking rates and hours  of operation. All metered parking spaces have various time limits that are displayed on signs near the spaces.  Except in city parks, all districts observe the same holidays when parking is free.  District details can be found in the table below as well as the interactive map here

 

 

District

Location Details

Hours of Operation

Rate

Downtown District

Includes the Central Business District, South Waterfront and the Pearl District

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8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, unless otherwise posted

$2.00 per hour

Event Meter District

Next to Providence Park currently in effect on Portland Timbers home game days

(view event district map)

Enforcement hours vary based on game time and may extend past normal enforcement hours

$3.50 per hour beginning 3 hours before the event

Lloyd District

Roughly bounded by the Willamette River, N/NE Broadway, NE 16th and the I-84 freeway. The district includes the Oregon Convention Center, Lloyd Center, Rose Garden Arena, Memorial Coliseum and Lloyd Business District

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Meters east of NE Grand Avenue operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, unless otherwise posted

Meters on and west of NE Grand Avenue operate from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday, unless otherwise posted

$1 per hour

Marquam Hill District

Located on top of Portland’s Marquam Hill, home to Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Shriners Hospital for Children, the Portland VA Medical Center and other healthcare organizations

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8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise posted

$1.60 per hour

Central Eastside District

Located on MLK Blvd. and Grand Ave. and the streets in between MLK and Grand from I-84 freeway to Clay Street

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8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise posted

$1.20 per hour

Northwest District

Bounded generally by NW Vaughn (on the north), W. Burnside (on the south), NW Cornell and Westover Roads (on the west) and I-405 (on the east)

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8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday unless otherwise posted

$1.60 per hour


Parking Meter Rate Changes FAQ

New meter rates approved by City Council last December are going into effect on February 1st, 2016.