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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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Meter Expansion

New Parking Meters are coming to NW April 2020

A photo of a man paying for parking at a paystation on NW 23rd Ave.

Parking Meters are being installed in two phases in NW in the areas that are currently only managed with time limits and parking permits. The first phase was completed in December 2019 and the second phase is starting March 2020. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why are meters being installed? (Click for answers in a PDF)

  • What will the time limits be? Most meters will be 4-hour or by permit. Some block faces will be 2-hour pay to park only. Click to view map of what blocks will have what time limits?
  • Will I be able to use my Zone M Parking permit at the new meters? Yes, at the 4-hour meters, you can use  your Zone M permit to park without paying the meter or complying with the 4-hour time-limit.
  • Are meters going to be installed along NW 25th?
    • Yes, starting in March 2020 meters will be installed between 24th and 25th Ave and along NW 25th Ave. Click here to view a map of all of the areas that will get new meters. 

If you have questions that are not addressed above, please contact Kathryn Doherty-Chapman, NW Parking District Liaison at 503-823-4761.