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Chapter 20.36 Portland International Raceway West Delta Park

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(Replaced by Ord. No. 135855; effective Jan. 11, 1973.)

20.36.010 Authority to Issue Permits.

(Amended by Ord. No. 165019, Jan. 29, 1992.) The Superintendent of Parks or his or her authorized representatives shall have the authority to allow motor vehicle and motorcycle racing, testing, demonstration, exhibition, or driving training at West Delta Park, hereafter referred to as PIR, and to grant exclusive use of all or part of the park roadways and other facilities in West Delta Park for such events in the park by issuing permits, or by assessing fees as described in Section 20.36.040 or for such other events and uses as the facilities can accommodate.


20.36.020 Conditions of Permits.

The permits issued under the authority granted under Section 20.36.010 hereinabove shall be conditioned by rules and regulations of the Bureau of Parks governing use of PIR, and shall include provisions designating the event which may be staged, the courses and areas to be used and the limit, if any, on the number of vehicles or persons that may participate in the permitted event. The permit shall provide that the Superintendent or his authorized representatives have authority to immediately terminate operations under the permit if permittee fails to comply with orders and regulations of the Superintendent or his authorized representatives or the conditions of the permit. The permit shall require that the permittee lock up and secure the racing facility after each event. The Superintendent or his authorized representatives may require a bond or cash deposit to insure compliance with the conditions of the permit. The permittee shall be required to indemnify and save the City, its officers, agents, and employees harmless from claims for damage to persons or property resulting from the use of PIR under the permit.

The Superintendent or his authorized representatives may, depending upon the nature of the event, require the permittee to furnish evidence of liability insurance covering his operations under the permit, which insurance shall provide coverage of not less than $100,000 for personal injury for each person, $300,000 for personal injury for each event, and $50,000 property damage. The City, its officers, agents, and employees shall be named as additional insureds. Such evidence of insurance shall be in form satisfactory to the City Attorney.


20.36.030 Fees.

(Amended by Ord. No. 141335, 145146, 148765, 150854, 152673, 156919, 159303, 161474; and 165019, Jan. 29, 1992.) The Superintendent of Parks is authorized to establish, maintain and modify a schedule of fees for the events and uses the Superintendent allows under Section 20.36.010 of this Code. It shall be unlawful for any person to use the facilities described in Section 20.36.010 without first paying the fee established by the Superintendent for that use or event.


20.36.040 Additional Charges (No Permit Will Be Issued.)

(Amended by Ord. No. 139567, 145146, 150854, 152673, 156919, 159303; and 161474 effective Jan. 1, 1989.)

A. Testing of cars on the road course, on the days set aside by the Superintendent will be $100 per car, per day. Testing of cars on the on the drag strip on the days set aside by the Superintendent will be $75 per car per day. Private testing on nonscheduled test days will be $650 per day for up to two cars and an additional charge of $150 per car for each vehicle over two. For C.A.R.T. Indy car teams and I.M.S.A. GTP teams that require private testing, the charge will be $1200/per day for up to two cars and $200 per car for each vehicle over two.

B. Recreational riding in the motorcycle area on days set aside by the Superintendent will be $5 per rider per day, persons under 12 years of age will be free.

C. For miscellaneous events, not listed above, the Superintendent will set the rental rate according to the size and description of the event and considering the facilities to be provided which shall return to the City at least minimum operational costs.

D. Users of the raceway or other facilities who require use of the raceway lights will be charged at the rate of $65 per day in addition to any other charges or permit fees.

E. The Superintendent or his/her authorized representatives is authorized to sell advertising space within the raceway, hereby waiving Section 20.12.030 of the City Code. The rates will vary depending on the size of the sign, the location of the sign, and the length of the agreement, with charges subject to approval by the Commissioner In Charge.

F. A $200 surcharge will be made to any user who violates established raceway noise regulations.