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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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Additional Permits


Additional Permits (revised 2015)
If any of these conditions exist you may need an additional permit from another agency

Event feature(s)



Event uses a City Park (in any capacity) Portland Parks & Recreation 503-823-2525
Event uses Director Park Director Park Office 503-823-8087
Event uses Schrunk Plaza General Services Administration 503-326-2062
Event uses Pioneer Courthouse Square Pioneer Courthouse Square Office 503-223-1613
Event includes a neighborhood street fair or community event with broad participation Portland Bureau of Transportation Engineering 503-823-5191
Event includes a block party Contact local neighborhood association and/or Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) ONI: 503-823-4519
Event will use a bridge and/or restrict bridge  opening Coordinated through Special Events Program 503-865-2482
Event procession will interfere with a bus, light rail or streetcar route or schedule Coordinated through Special Events Program 503-865-2482
Event uses address system or amplified music Noise Control Office 503-823-7350
Food will be served Multnomah County Health Division 503-988-3400
Alcoholic beverages will be sold or served ONI Liquor Licensing Specialist 503-823-3092
Event includes temporary festivals, special events, celebrations, or structures in the street  Portland Fire & Rescue – Fire Marshall 503-823-3712

NEW ** Crosses Union Pacific Rail lines

UP Response Management Communication Center


NOTE: Organizers are responsible for ensuring all applicable permits are in place before the event