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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 Closures

Chapter 17.24 of City Code allows permits to be issued for temporary street closures. Temporary street closure permits are issued for the following reasons:
To facilitate construction, demolition or installation of facilities on public or private property;
     Contact:  Permit Center
     Phone:  503-823-7365
To provide for events such as neighborhood block parties that involve the immediate neighbors and typically does not close more than one block, or a major street.
      Contact: Street Systems Management
      Phone:  503-823-4003
To provide for events such as neighborhood street fairs and community events that draw participants from more than a few block radius. There are two types of community event permits: Alcohol Allowed or Alcohol Prohibited.
      Contact:  Street Systems Management
      Phone:  503-823-7073
To restrict vehicular use of an unimproved street for the protection of the public or to eliminate a neighborhood nuisance.
      Contact:  Street Systems Management
      Phone:  503-823-7002 x4