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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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Moving Permit

  1. Residential Move Permit
    To reserve on-street parking to facilitate a residential move as an individual.

  2. Commercial Move Permit
    To reserve on-street parking to facilitate a commercial move as a company.

Please download the appropriate form above, save it to your computer, and email it in to us at 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 cannot accept payment online or over the phone. We have a 7-10 business day turn around (depending on complexity) for all permit requests 

*** To legally place a Storage Container POD on the street in an area with no parking restrictions, apply for a Quick Permit. Takes 1-3 business days. Special restrictions apply, see link for more information. ***

Metered Areas: Non-Metered Areas:
  • Fee: $60/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: $23/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.
  •             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