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Submit a noise concern.

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.

Receive information about openings for entry level firefighter positions.

Relocation assistance, paid to the tenant, is triggered by any of these events: no-cause eviction, rent increase of 10% or more, substantial change to lease terms, or denied option to renew lease. The landlord must notify PHB within 30 days by submitting a Notice of Relocation Payment form.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

For any type of broken, damaged, burnt out, or malfunctioning traffic signal, including detection devices for bicycles, please call the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) 24/7 maintenance dispatch hotline.

Our green street planters can get clogged, littered with trash, or need maintenance. If you notice a problem with a green street planter, please notify us. We welcome your help in keeping our rivers and streams clean.

Please report sewer-related odors to us. Do you smell a foul odor from the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant? Does a storm drain, manhole, or green street seem to have a sewer smell?

If you have a sewer backup in your home or business or you notice sewage being released into the environment, call us to report it.

Call our hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week to report pollution or spills. For example: if someone is washing paint down a storm drain, or if you see a strange discharge coming from a pipe.

Many invasive plant species are harmful to habitats and the environment. Environmental Services can help with removal of certain invasive plants. See a list of the plant species we can help with in the instructions below. If you find any of these plants, please report them.

Have questions about your drinking water quality? Want to report discolored water, water that tastes or smells bad, high or low water pressure, or no water at the tap? Our Water Quality Specialists can help!

If you see what appears to be an abandoned bike, contact police at the non-emergency number below, to request the bike be taken to the property room as found property.

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.

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

Is something wrong with your water service? Call us 24 hours a day.

Customers may qualify for bill adjustments when property-side leaks impact utility bills. Customers may request adjustments after leaks have been repaired. A City staff person will check the water meter to verify that the leak has been fixed.

You must have prior permission to enter city stormwater, sanitary, or sewer systems. Environmental Services issues authorization. Use the form provided below.

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

Learn how to navigate Portland by foot like a pro. We tailor our in-person trainings to meet your group's needs.

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.

If you disagree with a decision you've received from the Bureau of Environmental Services, such as a enforcement notice or assessment, you may request an administrative review unless it is non-reviewable. In most cases, you have 20 business days after your notice was mailed to submit a request.

If your upcoming construction project manages stormwater runoff, it may qualify for green funds. We accept applications on May 1 and November 1 of each year. Request an application by contacting Environmental Services.

Low-income and health condition related households can apply to increase their trash disposal capacity at no cost.

The last phase of permitting your project is getting all necessary inspections and final approval on the work. Request an inspection using our online form.

Annexation application for property owners and registered voters.

Applications for a City marijuana regulatory license must be submitted via an in-person appointment.

Producers of craft fermented beverages such as kombucha, beer, wine, spirits, or other breweries or distillers, are required to apply for a discharge authorization. Download and submit the required forms here. Certification is due by October 1st of each year.

Help others learn about Vision Zero by requesting pins, stickers, brochures, fliers or yard signs. You will receive your materials by mail.

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.

Disabled residential customers who are unable to carry garbage, composting, or recycling carts to the curb because of a health condition may apply for this service.

Upcoming FPDR retirement workshops

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