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Getting around the city, programs, maintenance work

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File an appeal with the City Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial or suspension, water or sewer billing

A Complex Temporary Street Use Permit is for closing sidewalks, specific travel lanes (including bike lanes), or entire streets, and for reserving any on-street parking needed with the closure(s). Common uses of a Complex permit include construction, utility work, crane lifts, and tree trimming.

In commercial districts, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install a group of bike racks, known as a bike corral, in on-street parking spaces. The city prefers to put bike corrals near street corners as it improves visibility for people crossing the street. Fees may apply.

In commercial districts, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install up to two FREE bike racks on the sidewalk in front of your property. These provide convenient bike parking for employees, visitors, and shoppers. Additional racks may be installed for a cost of $150 per bike rack.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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