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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 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Fees

Community event fees are determined as follows:

  • The number of participants per day; Under 500 participants (local) or 500 and over (regional) 
  • Liability insurance provided by for profit or non-profit.
  • Alcohol: Allows for alcohol sales and/or consumption in the street area. 
  • Parking: Fee vary based on metered or  non-metered locations 
  • Events that sell tickets to enter in the street area

There is a $50.00 expedited fee if your application is submitted less than 15 business days prior to the event date.
 

Street events must be free and open to the public OR ticketed events as long as the tickets are available for purchase by the general public.  

Fees for street events that are free and open to public are:

 

Local Event

Permit fee

Each additional street

Non-Profit

$38

$19

For Profit

$250

$125

Alcohol served in the street area: Additional $500

Regional Event

Permit fee

Each additional street

Non-Profit

$62

$31

For Profit

$500

$250

Alcohol served in the street area: Additional $500

 

Street events that sell tickets are allowed as long as the tickets are available to the general public.  Fees for ticketed events are:

 

 

 Per permit with less than 500 attendees

 Per permit with more than 500 and less than 2,500 attendees

 Per permit with 2,500 or more attendees

Ticketed

$1000

$1500

$2500

Parking Spaces in Non-metered Districts

No parking bags are provided with your permit that you will place on barricades along the street to reserve parking 24 hours in advance of your event.  These cost of each bag is $2.25 per bag.  For a standard 200 foot block, you will be given 12 bags (6 for each side).  For more information on barricade enforcement, please go to: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/290904

 

Parking Spaces in Metered Districts

If the event closes a street within pay to park metered area, fees are assessed for each metered space in the closed street area per day.  The current fee is $12.00 per space per day.



For questions or more information:
Kalise Rucker 503.823.1099
Email:  pbotcommunityevent@portlandoregon.gov
 Fax:  503.279.3953