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Apply for an annual media parking permit

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.

This form should take 10 minutes to complete.

  1. Check your eligibility

    PBOT media parking permits is intended for radio stations, television networks, or print media with frequent local circulation. Permit holders may park in metered spaces for up to 2 hours FREE while covering special events or emergencies.

  2. Print out and complete application ahead of time

    You may download, print out, and complete your application before you arrive. Extra forms are available in our office if you need. Download here:

  3. Visit our customer service center

    This location accepts cash, check, money order, and credit cards. Checks or money orders should be made payable to City of Portland. Visit our customer service desk at:

    Columbia Square (City of Portland / PBOT)

    111 SW Columbia St.
    Suite 660 (City of Portland / PBOT)
    Portland, OR97204
    United States

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    Weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    NOTE: this location is closed 1 - 5 p.m. the last Thursday of each month.

    Customer service support for the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is available at "Suite 660 - City of Portland" found on the sixth floor.

  4. Contact us with any questions

    Need help with your application or have other questions?

    Contact PBOT's Parking & Regulatory team here: