PBOT Temporary Street Use Permitting issues permits for temporary use of the public right of way, including parking, sidewalk, lane and street closures. Permits are issued as per Title 16, 17 and 24 of Portland City Code.
- Please be aware of the Permit Center Holiday Hours.
- The deadline to apply for an exemption to the Holiday Moratorium is November 1st, 2017. Click here for more info.
- PBOT will begin a new ROW enforcement program in January 2018. Click here for more info.
- Street use permits will have an additional square footage fee assessed beginning January 2018. Click here for more info.
Simple Temporary Street Use Permit (Parking Only)
Reserving on-street parking to facilitate a residential move, commercial move, loading/unloading for events, short term construction/utility work, tree trimming, etc. The Simple Temporary Street Use Permit is intended for all 'parking-only' requests. Requests that also include the use or closure of a sidewalk, bike/traffic lane, or street, need to be submitted through the Complex permit below.
Complex Temporary Street Use Permit (Traffic Control)
To use or close a sidewalk, bike/traffic lane, or street, and reserve any necessary parking for: construction, utility work, crane lifts, etc. This application is for any work requiring traffic control (the use or closure of a sidewalk, lane, or street).
Renew a Permit
Submit a renewal request using our online form. Please include your existing permit number(s) and your desired dates. As with all of our permits, please allow at least 7-10 business days for processing.
Quick Permit (Storage Container/Drop Box Permit)
Permits you to to legally place a Storage Container or Drop Box on the street in an area with no parking restrictions. This permit does not reserve any parking. *Faster turn-around*
Once prepared, permits are available at:
The Permit Center Transportation Counter
1900 SW 4th Ave. 1st Floor, Portland, OR 97201
Phone: 503.823.7365 Fax: 503.865.3442 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thurs 8:00 a.m. to Noon