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File your arts tax return online. Pay your tax due with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, ACH payment or mail a check or money order. Make a donation to the arts education and access fund.

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The Facility Permit Program (FPP) is designed to serve customers with on-going interior tenant improvements where facility maintenance, upgrade and renovations are frequent.

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Portland business license taxes and Multnomah business income taxes are paid through the City of Portland. Make quarterly or extension payments, pay a tax bill, or make a general tax payment.

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Pay and manage your options on your City of Portland sewer, stormwater, and water bill.

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New businesses that operate in Portland or Multnomah County are required to register their business with the Revenue Division within the first 60 days of operation.

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Make your alarm payments online.

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Use a discount calculator to see how your savings will increase with each step you take to let stormwater runoff from your roof, driveway, or parking lot safely soak into the ground on your property.

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Abandoned autos or other prohibited vehicles parked on Portland streets may be reported to the Parking Enforcement team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).

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To submit a public records request or check the status of an existing public records request.

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Complete this form to apply to be an exhibitor or presenter at Fix-It Fair. There is no cost to be an exhibitor or presenter. Fix-It Fairs are not vendor fairs or trade shows, and no products or services may be sold at the events.

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Dial 9-1-1 for situations involving an immediate threat to life or property.

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Private for-hire companies and individual drivers must apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to operate in the city. Private for-hire vehicles include taxis, TNCs like Uber or Lyft, limos, pedicabs, party buses, executive sedans, town cars, non-emergency medical transport, carriages.

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Mediation is an alternative to the traditional complaint and disciplinary process. It is a voluntary, confidential process where a professional mediator helps officers and community members talk directly to each other.

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The Ombudsman is your Rose City watchdog. We are here to make sure City government treats Portland residents and businesses fairly. We investigate complaints and identify ways to resolve them. As part of the City Auditor’s Office, we’re independent and impartial.

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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

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If you already tried to resolve your complaint with the lot operator who issued you a parking penalty notice, but were unsuccessful, you may file a complaint to the City of Portland.

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Shops that buy and sell property that is frequently the subject of theft (“regulated property”) must get a permit. This permit needs to be renewed each year.

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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.

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If you received a loan from a payday lender and you have a complaint, please fill out the complaint form below and mail it to the City of Portland.

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Each payday lender location within the cities of Portland, Gresham, or Oregon City needs a payday lender permit. These permits must be renewed every year and are all paid through the City of Portland.

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Investigations by traffic engineers for non-urgent safety concerns related to pedestrians, people biking or taking transit, speeding drivers, speed limits in general, traffic safety around schools, visibility, signage, signal timing. The 823-SAFE team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).

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Contact the Rental Services Office for technical assistance on Mandatory Renter Relocation Assistance. We also provide general information on tenant-landlord law, Senate Bill 608, and renter protections. We can refer you to community agencies and resources for legal help and other direct services.

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This is a fee-based service that's usually used to do searches as part of real estate transactions. For one time or infrequent searches, we recommend contacting a title company to perform the search for you.

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Discover how to become a Certified Deconstruction Contractor

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Report suspected fraud, waste, or misuse of City resources through the City Auditor's Fraud Hotline. You may file an anonymous report or provide contact information.

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If there is an immediate threat to life or property, call 9-1-1. If there is NOT an immediate threat to life or property, call 503-823-3333.

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The regulatory improvement program updates and improves City building and land regulations, to foster development.

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Request specific records maintained within a City bureau.

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Make a payment for an inspection or citation.

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If you sold your business, changed your tax entity, or stopped your business activity in either Portland or Multnomah County, you must notify the Revenue Division.

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) through the Portland in the Streets program issues Vending Cart permits to allow vendors to sell food or merchandise using a small mobile cart. Vendors with a permit can vend at specific locations on the public sidewalk.

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) provides four types of parking permits for people with disabilities based on their needs. Each type is outlined below, along with the application. Applicants must have a valid Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) placard to apply.

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The City prohibits mobile washing businesses from discharging washwater to the City's stormwater system. Submit an application for authorization to discharge to the City’s sanitary sewer system. As a condition of authorization to discharge, you must submit an annual certification of compliance.

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Wastewater discharges from asbestos removal or residential structure demolition must not enter the City stormwater system. For discharges into the sanitary sewer system, businesses must get prior authorization. Then you must certify compliance annually. Download and submit the required forms here.

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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.

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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.

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When reporting a broken pay station, please provide us the exact location and a detailed description of the problem.

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Your company may need a permit to discharge process wastewater to the City sewer. Download the Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit application here.

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Your company may need a permit or other authorization to discharge wastewater into City sewers. To find out, first complete this environmental survey. We will review your completed survey and notify you if your company requires authorization or permit.

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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.

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install signs to prevent people parking and blocking your mailbox. A $75 fee applies. If this is a new or infrequent problem, you may instead call PBOT Parking Enforcement at 503-823-5195 or request mailbox stickers by calling 503-823-7275.

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Property owners may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to paint their own curb for added clearance for their driveway as long as it meets specific city standards. PBOT can also do this work for you, for a fee of $360.

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Instructions on how to file a disability claim with Fire and Police Disability and Retirement.

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Apply for a fire permit to install, remove or alter fire sprinklers, underground mains, alarms, DAS systems, smoke control systems, and fixed systems.

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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.

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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.

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Apply for a fire permit to install, remove or alter tanks, spray booths and related equipment.

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If you witness property being defaced, find out here how to report it.

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If you received a required connection notice from the City that you need to correct your sewer connection, then you can apply for a sewer loan. Loans are available for City fees and plumbing costs. Environmental Services is the contact for all sewer connection loans.

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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).