Any business that offers games which cost money to play must apply for a permit and pay a fee. A permit is required whether or not the business owns the devices. Permits expire on December 31 and must be renewed each year.
File an appeal with the City Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial or suspension, water or sewer billing
We offer flexible loans for eligible properties to perform environmental cleanup. Nonprofit organizations may be able to access these funds as grants. Receiving a brownfield cleanup loan is a lengthy process. Please contact our office for details about eligibility and requirements.
We offer financial assistance for eligible properties to receive environmental site assessment reports. Projects must demonstrate financial need and community benefit. Please give us a call to find out if your project is eligible. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
If you have a project that benefits your community and the environment, you can apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grant of up to $12,000. The two-page pre-application for projects is due by 4 p.m. on the first Friday of February each year.
To get a 1200-Z or 1200-A general NPDES stormwater discharge permit for an industrial site in City limits, start here. We receive and process applications for general stormwater permits. The City is the authorized agent for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
Mini-grants are available from the Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP). These grants provide gift certificates for native plants that benefit the watershed. They are available to community groups or individuals. We accept and review applications year-round. Download the application here.
A Complex Temporary Street Use Permit is for closing sidewalks, specific travel lanes (including bike lanes), or entire streets, and for reserving any on-street parking needed with the closure(s). Common uses of a Complex permit include construction, utility work, crane lifts, and tree trimming.
Central Eastside and Northwest district businesses wanting to free up their own parking for people who live and work in the district, may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for a shared-use parking permit. This is a pilot program. No fee to apply.
Temporary or special event liquor license applications must be submitted to both the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the City for approval. The City's deadline for temporary liquor licenses is seven days prior to your event.
Businesses may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for delivery parking permits that allow you to use non-commercial vehicles for loading and unloading in two predesignated loading zones near your business. Annual business delivery permits are $180 per vehicle, prorated quarterly.
Businesses may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for delivery parking permits that allow you to use non-commercial vehicles for loading and unloading in metered spaces and other zones. Restrictions apply. Annual permits are $600 per vehicle, prorated quarterly.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) holds ultimate authority over liquor licensing. First, OLCC must accept your application. Next, forward your application to the City, which includes documentation beyond what's required for a temporary license.
Owners of commercial vehicles that do maintenance, service, or repair work may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for an annual maintenance parking permit to allow for unlimited parking 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. all days in metered spaces for certain activity. Exceptions apply. Fees vary.
Radio, television, and print media that meet certain criteria may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for parking permits that allow FREE parking in metered spaces for up to 2 hours while covering special events and emergencies.
Nonprofits may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for an annual parking permit to be used for official agency business that could not be done without a special pass. Only 501(c)3 organizations may apply. Permits are not intended as a substitute for off-street parking.