PARKING PERMIT RULES
Administrative Rule Adopted
by Bureau of Transportation Systems Management Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
1. As authorized by Code section 16.20.620, a
commercial permit allows parking in any area designated by the permit.
2. The Permit may contain the following:
a) A Permitted vehicle may
occupy a 15 minute metered space for not more than 5 minutes and any other
metered space for more than 20 minutes without payment of meter fee.
b) Additionally, a permitted
vehicle may occupy any truck-loading zone for a maximum of 30 minutes while
actively engaged in loading/unloading.
c) The permit must be clearly
displayed in the lower center of the windshield when pickup or delivery is
d) Permanent or magnetic signs
with the name of the company in letters at least 2 inches high must be
displayed on the left and right sides of the vehicle while using the permit
(vinyl signs approved by sign Committee are acceptable). Add in-vehicle
e) The permit remains the
property of the City of Portland and must be surrendered upon demand by any
f) The permit may not be
issued in addition to time on the meter.
g) If permit is lost or
stolen, there is a $15 replacement charge per permit.
3. Permits may be issued by Mail
4. A fee will be charged for this
permit. Fees shall be charged in accordance with current fee structure. Permits
are issued for the calendar and fees are prorated based on purchase dates as
a) 1/1-3/31 = $550.00
b) 4/1-6/30 = $412.50
c) 7/1-9/30 = $275.00
d) 10/1-12/31 =
5. In addition to any penalty imposed by
the court as a result of a citation, violations of this permit will be penalized
a) 2nd violation: 10 days suspension
b) 3rd violation: 30 days suspension
c) 4th violation: revocation of
6. Failure to surrender a
suspended permit within 10 days of the date of notification of suspension will
result in cancellation of that permit for the remainder of the
7. Continued noncompliance may result in
an examination of whether future permits will be issued.
Filed for inclusion in PPD December 5, 2003.
(Re-indexed by City Auditor October 2005 - formerly indexed as