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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Event Permitting

Street fairs, block parties, marathons, parades and so much more. Find out how you can hold an event in the streets of Portland.

Voluntary Sidewalk Repair – Minor Improvement Permit (MIP)

A Minor Improvement Permit is required before making voluntary repairs to sidewalks, driveways and curbs. (However, if you have received a notice from the City requiring a repair, please use the below link for the Sidewalk Maintenance Program.)

Encroachment Permits

An encroachment is a privately owned structure or infrastructure that is placed within the public right-of-way.

Permitting How-To Videos

Videos on how to apply for PBOT permits.