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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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Street & Sidewalk Use Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee Members Include:

  1. Special Event Coordinator (Chair);

  2. Portland Police Bureau;

  3. Portland Fire & Rescue;

  4. Portland Bureau of Transportation, Maintenance Division;

  5. Tri County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet);

  6. Portland Bureau of Transportation, Traffic Management Division;

  7. Portland Streetcar;

  8. Portland Parks and Recreation; and

  9. Office of Neighborhood Involvement

Committee Roles & Responsibilities:

  1. Reviews and assists Special Events Coordinator with preparing recommendations on special event permit applications;

  2. Reviews applications for exceptional uses based on the criteria in Administrative Regulations;

  3. Makes recommendations for the level of services required for each special event;

  4. Reviews proposed changes to Administrative Regulations and makes recommendations on the changes to the Bureau Director;

  5. Determines whether a closed course is required for a category of Special Event;

  6. Reviews and makes recommendations on objections to closed course event applications;

  7. Assists the Special Events Coordinator in the performance of the Coordinator's duties as needed; and

  8. Periodically reviews the effectiveness of City resources provided for permitted events.