(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 165594 and 179141, effective March 23, 2005.) This
chapter describes the regulation of parking on City of Portland owned or
operated property, including but not limited to surface parking lots, parking
structures and designated parking areas; and public right-of-ways, including but
not limited to streets, designated parking areas, planting strips, and
The Public Property and Right-of-Way Parking Chapter is organized in six
A. 16.20.100 General Parking Methods describes the general
rules of legal parking and enforcement of parking regulations.
B. 16.20.200 Regulated Parking Zones describes additional
regulations for public areas that are designated for no or limited-term parking
or only for specific parking uses.
C. 16.20.400 Metered Parking Zones describes additional
regulations for parking in areas with parking meters.
D. 16.20.500 General Parking Permits describes the
privileges and regulations that apply to general parking permits issued by the
City Traffic Engineer or the City Engineer. These permits allow a person to
reserve the public right-of-way for certain uses during a defined period of
time. General Parking Permits are generally issued to a person but may require
the use of vehicle identification cards.
E. 16.20.600 Vehicle Parking Permits describes the
privileges and regulations that apply to vehicle permits issued by the City
Traffic Engineer. Vehicle Parking Permits are usually issued to a specific
F. 16.20.800 Area Parking Permit Program provides additional
protection and parking management to areas with commuter parking