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City services

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You can apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to replace a lost or stolen area parking permit. Fees are $15.

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

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Call Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) 24/7 maintenance dispatch to report problems with traffic signals, including physical damage, burnt out lamps, problems detecting cars or bikes in the intersection, or any other immediate risks.

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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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Investigations by traffic engineers for non-urgent safety concerns related to pedestrians, people biking or taking transit, speeding drivers, speed limits in general, traffic safety around schools, visibility, signage, signal timing. The 823-SAFE team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).

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Report potholes, sinkholes, or other emergency road hazards online, via email, or by calling our 24/7 maintenance dispatch at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).

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Call Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) 24/7 maintenance dispatch to report any problems with school zone flashing beacons.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Report a streetlight outage, a light going on and off (cycling), a streetlight that's on during the day, vandalism, or any other problem with a streetlight. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) relies on reports like yours to fix issues with our 55,000 streetlights.

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You can report abandoned bicycles to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Be sure it has been abandoned or hasn't moved in more than 72 hours.

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Illegally parked vehicles in the public right-of-way can be reported 7 days a week during regular business hours to the Parking Enforcement team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). All other times, contact Police non-emergency at 503-823-3333.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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

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Concerns about hazards in and around work zones and construction sites may be reported directly to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) via email or our online form. Staff review these forms and email regularly.

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

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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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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.

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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.

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

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Request specific records maintained within a City bureau.

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

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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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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.

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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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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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Exemption and extension requests for the Energy Performance Reporting Policy

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

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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.

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Annexation application for property owners and registered voters.

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

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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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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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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.

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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.

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Upcoming FPDR retirement workshops

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

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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

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Report a stolen bike online

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