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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.

Insurance Documents (PDF Format)

Bond Documents (PDF Format)

Phone: 503-823-7142.  Email:

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