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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Special Events

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Special Events Coordinator: Allison Madsen
Phone: 503-865-2482 ~ Fax: 503-279-3921

Special events are moving events held in the street and/or sidewalk, such as runs, walks, marches, parades or bicycle races. Event organizers must get all additional permits before the event.

Special Events (moving events on street and/or sidewalk): Permit application, 503-865-2482

Upcoming Event Traffic Delays: Get Portland Moving

Other Event Contacts

Community Toolkit

Visit our Community Toolkit page for granting and community resources to help you launch your project!

Events Calendar

Calendar of Moving and Community Events

Frequently Asked Questions

Common Special Event questions


Application & process, rates, event types, additional permits, forms, rules & SE Advisory Committee


Permit application form, additional insured endorsement form, and event notification forms for moving events on city streets and/or sidewalks

Complaints & Appeals

Submit a complaint or appeal a decision