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Audit Services
Audit Reports
Reports 2005 to the present
About us
About the Audit Services Division, staff, what we do
What we do
Auditing to fulfill our mission
How We Audit
Audit process, quality control, peer review
Financial Audits
Contracted audits of City financial statements
Audit Schedule
Schedule for FY 2015-16
Office Brochure
Printable brochure about the Audit Services Division

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Audit Services Division

The Audit Services Division is the auditing branch of the elected City Auditor's Office.  The Division's mission is to conduct performance and financial audits of City operations, and to make recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness of City bureaus, offices and functions.  All staff are sworn Deputy City Auditors, and as such perform their responsibilities in line with City Charter and City Code provisions granting access and independence to the City Auditor.



Recent Audit Reports


Technology Services: Lack of governance hurts City projects and disaster planning (Report 460B) - 2/4/16 (PDF Document, 472kb) - HIGHLIGHTSFULL REPORT 

City Council Grants: No competition and limited oversight (Report 479) - 1/21/16 (PDF Document, 610kb) - HIGHLIGHTSFULL REPORT 

Portland Development Commission: Management of on-call contracts inconsistent with Commission expectations - (Report 474) - 1/13/16 (PDF Document, 324kb)  -- HIGHLIGHTS -- SUMMARY -- FULL REPORT

2015 Community Survey: Booming construction, traffic congestion, and costly housing - (Report 473) - 11/5/15 (PDF Document, 610kb) 25th Annual Survey -- HIGHLIGHTS --  FULL REPORT

Arts Tax: Promises to voters only partly fulfilled - (Report 472) - 7/28/15  An audit of the City's Arts Tax -- HIGHLIGHTS --  FULL REPORT

Red Light Cameras: City can fine tune some program aspects and solidify plans for future (Report 466) - 7/22/15 (PDF Document, 8,098kb) An audit of Portland's red light camera program



For More Information


Audit Services Division

1221 SW 4th Ave, Rm 310
Portland, OR 97204

phone: 503-823-4005

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Association of Local

Government Auditors


Knighton Awards

for Best Audit


Gold 2010, 2007, 2005

Silver 2013, 2008, 2006


Website Awards

2011 Bronze

 2009 Gold 



AGA Awards for

Service Efforts and

Accomplishments Reporting 


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2007,2006, 20052004