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City services

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

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.

You may submit a written request not to disclose sensitive information about you in legal matters.

Request specific records maintained within a City bureau.

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

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.

BuySpeed is the vendor portal for doing business with the City of Portland.

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.