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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) holds ultimate authority over liquor licensing. First, OLCC must accept your application. Next, forward your application to the City, which includes documentation beyond what's required for a temporary license.

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

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

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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!

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Temporary or special event liquor license applications must be submitted to both the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the City for approval. The City's deadline for temporary liquor licenses is seven days prior to your event.

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

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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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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.

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Homeowners who live in the Interstate Corridor or the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Areas (URAs) may be eligible for a no-interest loan of up to $40,000 to fund repairs, like a leaky roof, or electrical and plumbing issues. Households must income-qualify (see Income Guidelines).

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A few things to know before you come by our Research Room.

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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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Independent Police Review (IPR) accepts complaints and commendations relating to sworn officers of the Portland Police Bureau. IPR is not part of the Portland Police Bureau. We are part of the City Auditor's Office.

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Annexation application for property owners and registered voters.

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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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Receive information about openings for entry level firefighter positions.

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Subrogation pursues parties who damage City property. We recover the cost of repairs, or take legal action for non-payment against parties at fault. We work with City bureaus to identify the costs, then engage the district attorney, insurance companies, and citizens to recover those costs.

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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.

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Order FREE Vision Zero materials from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to help educate family, friends, neighbors, your school, or your organization about Vision Zero, Portland's commitment to eliminate serious and fatal traffic injuries in Portland.

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

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Use this mobile-friendly interactive map to plan your bike route.

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Submit complaints and concerns about cannabis businesses in Portland.

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If you bought and planted a yard tree between September 1 and April 30, you may be eligible for a Treebate. The Treebate is a one-time rebate on your City of Portland sewer/stormwater/water utility bill for planting a tree.

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

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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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Conditional use permit for ceremonial bonfires.

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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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Use this form to update the Revenue Division with your new address for the arts tax. If you moved out of Portland at any time during the year, you are still liable for the arts tax for that year.

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

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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.

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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.

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Request an inspection to find out if your multi-family, commercial, or industrial property is eligible to receive free trees. "Street trees" are trees planted in the public right-of-way, usually in the strip between a sidewalk and the street.

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Register as a volunteer Green Street steward and help take care of Green Streets in your neighborhood. It takes only a few minutes to sign up and find available Green Streets to adopt. Thank you for helping us keep our rivers and streams clean.

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Access City records such as ordinances, resolutions, and City Council meetings. You can also access historical documents and photographs.

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

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)’s Portland in the Streets program issues Street Seat Permits for structures or platforms built in on-street parking spaces to help activate the public space. You can use them as additional seating for your restaurant or for public use.

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Fire and Police Disability and Retirement (FPDR) members can update their phone number, address, email, family status.

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Fire and Police Disability and Retirement (FPDR) members use the portal to view and update information about their retirement profile and benefits structure.

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New job openings are posted every Monday morning. You can view all postings online, search for a job that interests you, and apply online.

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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.

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Users of City property must show proof of insurance for certain events. An option to purchase Tenants User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) through the City is available: meets City requirements, liability and property damage, cost effective, liquor liability optional, covers most events.

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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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To submit fire flow information, fill out the form below and email us.

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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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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.

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The City of Portland requires both residents and business owners with alarm systems to maintain an annual permit with the city.

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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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Report a stolen bike online

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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.