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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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Simple Parking Reservation Permits

  1. Residential or Commercial Moving Permit
    Reserve on-street parking to facilitate a residential or commercial move.

  2. Simple Parking Permit
    Reserve on-street parking to facilitate things like: loading/unloading for events, short term construction/utility work, tree trimming, etc.

  3. Quick Permit
    Permits you to to legally place a Storage Container POD on the street in an area with no parking restrictions. *Faster turn-around*
  • We will contact you with the pick up date and price for your permit.
  • We accept payment via cash, check, and all credit cards.
  • We have a 7-10 business day turn around for simple permit requests.


Metered Areas: Non-Metered Areas:
  • Fee: $65/space/day
  • The City's Parking Enforcement staff will place the no-parking signs out in advance and enforce any violations of the permit.
  • Violation enforcement and towing are included in the permit price.

  • Fee: $25/space/week
  • The Permit Center will provide you with "No Parking" plastic bags that you are responsible for posting. Post the sign on a street sign or structure (such as a barricade or sawhorse) and place the structure at the curb.
  • The City does not provide you with barricades to place your signs on. You can rent barricades at local companies, please search online for "barricade rentals"
  • If you would like to have the ability to tow, you may opt to have Parking Enforcement involved.
  • Non-Metered Parking Reservation Procedure
  •             Barricade                 Bag placed over street sign

Once prepared, permits are available at:
The Permit Center Transportation Counter
1900 SW 4th Ave. 1st Floor, Portland, OR 97201
Phone: 503.823.7365  Fax: 503.865.3442  Email:
Open: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thurs 8:00 a.m. to Noon