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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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Insurance & Bond Requirements for Permits in the Right-of-Way

This section covers insurance and bond requirements for temporary street-use permits, street-opening permits, sewer connection permits, minor construction, and utility installation in the right-of-way.

Insurance and bond documents are processed by the Utility, Construction & Inspection Insurance & Bond Group, and must be approved by the city attorney prior to issuance of any permits.  Please see links below for general requirements and sample additional insured endorsements.

Phone: 503-823-7142.  Email:

Please allow 5-7 business days for processing once documents meeting requirements are received.