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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Secondhand Dealers Permits

Shops that buy and sell used or new property that is frequently the subject of theft (“regulated property”) must have a permit. Acquisitions of regulated property must be reported to the Police Bureau, and the item must be held for a set period of time before it is made available for sale.

Program contact:
Karla Frahler
Phone: (503) 865-2488 

Portland City Code Chapter 14B.90

Secondhand Dealers City Code

Administrative Rule 090.12-1 Exceptions to Regulated Property Sale Limitations (Summary)

Dealers should refer to Rule for complete requirements, this is a summary only