PARKING PERMIT RULES
Administrative Rule Adopted
by Bureau of Transportation Systems Management Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
1. As authorized by Code Section
16.20.650, a government-parking permit allows a vehicle displaying the permit to
park in any area designated by the permit.
2. Permits are used to accomplish
official Government business that could not be accomplished without a special
parking permit. They are not intended to serve as substitutes for off-street
parking or to make ordinary parking simply more convenient.
3. Applicant must provide explanation of type of
service provided and the reason special permit is necessary.
4. The Permit may contain the following rules:
a) The permit must be clearly
displayed in the lower center of windshield when service is performed. This
permit remains the property of the City of Portland and must be surrendered
upon demand by any authorized officer.
b) Permits are issued to government
owned vehicles. If special circumstances require the use of private vehicle,
the written explanation is required in the application.
c) It is unlawful to display this
permit in any vehicle other than that for which it is issued, and then only
when the vehicle is parked as specified above. This permit may not be used in
addition to metered time.
d) If permit is lost or stolen, there
is a $15 replacement charge per permit.
5. Permit legends will vary to meet a variety of
needs. All restrictions/conditions of the permit must be observed.
6. There is a $30 charge per
7. 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 of permit
b) 3rd violation: 30 days suspension of permit
c) 4th violation: revocation of
8. Failure to surrender a suspended permit within 10
days of the date notification of suspension will result in cancellation of that
permit for the remainder of the year.
9. 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