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City services

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Submit tips on stolen bikes using the bike theft tips online form.

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Conditional use permit for ceremonial bonfires.

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How to arrange for loaner equipment and signage from the Portland Event Recycling program

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Prosper Portland helps local businesses figure out the right programs for their needs. Our programs address:

• Tenant and façade improvements
• Buying equipment
• Property development & rehabilitation
• Buying real estate
• Improving credit
• Property feasibility study
• Working capital

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) collects more than 5,000 tons of leaves through the city's Leaf Day program, available to you as compost. Feel free to call us to check up-to-date pricing and availability.

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Submit complaints and concerns about cannabis businesses in Portland.

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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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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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Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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Send a written letter or submit a form to designate an agent for your property. This is optional for owners.

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The Drugs and Vice Division aims to reduce crime and improve neighborhood livability in the community. Members of the community can assist in this effort by reporting drug complaints and concerns.

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The fee statement request (W-6) form is for projects that will require public water system work. The Water Bureau will give an estimate of our cost to provide the requested service to the site.

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Complete this form to indicate the primary contact who will coordinate compliance with the policy requirements.

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Liability claims can be for personal injury, property damage or for damages or losses that involve a City vehicle. See the two options below and choose the correct form to file.

Claimant must submit a claim within 180 days of the incident.

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

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Make a payment for an inspection or citation.

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Fire performance art requires that both the artist and the venue have a fire permit. Fire performance artists must have a permit for each performance. The venue can get a single use permit or an annual permit.

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Fire performance art requires that both the artist and the venue have a fire permit. Fire performance artists must have a permit for each performance. The venue can get a single use permit or an annual permit.

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Request assistance from a business sustainability adviser who can provide free guidance and resources to your organization around recycling, compost and waste reduction; energy and water efficiency, and sustainable transportation.

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Promote your workplace's commitment to sustainability and the community by becoming Sustainability at Work certified. Certification is free for all businesses, nonprofits, and government workplaces located in Multnomah County, within Portland City limits.

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Brief instructions for submitting your annual building energy performance report to the City.

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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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A permit is required for use of lasers needing a federal variance. This includes use at concerts, theater performances, and other gatherings for entertainment purposes.

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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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Submit a noise concern.

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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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Receive information about openings for entry level firefighter positions.

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Relocation assistance is paid to the tenant and triggered by the specific events listed in the Administrative Rules. The landlord must notify PHB within 30 days by submitting a Notice of Relocation Payment form.

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The City’s social game permit program regulates the operators of social games, restricting location, age, dollar amount of play, and other rules to protect the public peace, safety and morals. A person or business that wants to operate a social game must have a permit from the City.

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has a variety of FREE walking and biking maps, as well as other literature and resources about walking, biking, and taking transit in Portland. Find them at local bike shops and libraries, stop by PBOT offices, or order these maps online.

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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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Permits are required for the use of tents or membrane structures. These are temporary structures, enclosures or shelters, with or without sidewalls or drops, constructed of fabric or pliable material and supported by any manner except by air or the contents.

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Parking tickets issued by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) are adjudicated through the Multnomah County Court system. You have 30 days from the date on your ticket to work through the options below, or the citation will be delinquent and you risk increased fines and vehicle impound.

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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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The FPDR pension calculator is used to calculate a rough estimate of your expected FPDR Two monthly retirement pension benefits.

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If this is an emergency, call 911! Community members are able to submit a police report online for certain crimes or incidents. You cannot report stolen vehicles or vehicle crashes online.

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The public can retrieve their property from the Property and Evidence Division under certain conditions.

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To testify regarding an issue on the City Council agenda, use one of the options below.

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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.

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

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Receive trainings, resources, and services regarding crime prevention and public safety. Note: not for reporting crimes.

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Fire permit application for the use of pyrotechnic or special effects at concerts, movies, plays, theatrical productions, etc.

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Order free recycling boxes for every area of your office and make recycling as easy as throwing something away.

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In order to participate as a vendor at Last Thursdays on Alberta you must register with the City of Portland. If we approve you as a vendor we will e-mail you a badge. You must display the badge at your vending location at any Last Thursdays on Alberta event.

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If the rain that runs off your roof, driveway, or parking lot safely soaks into the ground on your property instead of running into the storm drain or street, you may be eligible to receive a discount on your water/sewer/stormwater bill. Register for the Clean River Rewards program here.

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Full scholarships are available to Portland residents for "Portland Traffic & Transportation," a noncredit course at Portland State University sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Registration is based on lottery due to popularity.

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Register your bike online . This is the most reliable method for proving ownership. This is a free service.

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Renew your annual liquor license with both Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the City of Portland.

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You may renew an ongoing temporary street use permit with the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), or reissue a permit you have had in the past.