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Public assembly or special event - fire permit application

Permits are required for temporary events that may pose a fire and life safety hazard. This includes: events of 500 or more in an assembly building, 49 or more in a non-assembly building or fenced outdoor area, trade shows with six or more booths, and any haunted house.

  1. Draw a floor plan of the event

    A floor plan drawn to scale must be submitted with the application.

  2. Complete the permit application

  3. Submit and pay

    Bring the application with payment to the permit center

    Portland Fire and Rescue Permit Center

    1300 SE Gideon Street
    Portland, OR97202
    United States

    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  4. Questions?

  1. Draw a floor plan of the event

    A floor plan drawn to scale must be submitted with the application.

  2. Complete the permit application

  3. Submit and pay

    Mail the application with floor plans and payment to the permit center

    Portland Fire & Rescue Permit Center

    1300 SE Gideon St
    Portland, OR97202
    United States

  4. Questions?