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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.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Area Parking Permit Program is designed to help people control the amount of commuter parking where they live or work. Through a community petition, residents may request a new zone be set up or that their area be annexed into an existing zone.

Request new streetlights from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Our Signals and Street Lighting team processes requests and puts them on a waitlist. As funding becomes available, these are prioritized based on numerous factors. PBOT doesn't have adequate funding to approve all requests.

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

Request specific records maintained within a City bureau.

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.

Exemption and extension requests for the Energy Performance Reporting Policy

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.

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.

All sex offenders must register within the county in which they reside. Sex offenders must register within 10 days before or after their birthday, residence change, or school change.

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.

With Greenbucks, Portland sewer customers can make $1, $3, or $5 contributions to help pay for the maintenance of green stormwater management facilities on public school properties throughout Portland. Whether you're a sewer customer or school district, register here.

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

Report a stolen bike online

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

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.

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.

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.

Your response to this survey will help us identify areas where sewers have backed up into basements or areas where groundwater has seeped into basements. This information helps Environmental Services plan future projects.

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

See Oregon's largest wastewater treatment plant in action. Free guided tours of the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant are offered 4 days each month. Tour requests must be made online and at least 7 days in advance.

The Portland Police Bureau has partnered with GovDeals.com to sell unclaimed property left at the Portland Police Bureau's Property and Evidence division.

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

Update tax withholding from my pension payment

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.

For activities that make more noise than our noise code allows, or if your construction project takes place outside permitted construction hours, then you will need a noise variance.

Bull Run watershed tours offer the unique chance to see firsthand how Portland's drinking water travels from forest to faucet.

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