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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Contact Information

General Inquiries

503-823-7800 (FAX)
503-823-6868 (TDD)

Garbage and Recycling Hotline

Ask a garbage, recycling or composting question

Media Inquiries

Climate and Energy –  Donnie Oliviera, 503-823-4748
Planning – Eden Dabbs, 503-823-9908
Garbage, Recycling and Composting – Christine Llobregat, 503-823-7007
Zoning – Eden Dabbs, 503-823-9908
Smart City PDX – Christine Llobregat, 503-823-7007
PSC – Eden Dabbs, 503-823-9908

Planning Inquiries by District

East Portland – Leslie Lum, 503-823-7896
North Portland – Nan Stark, 503-823-3986
Northeast Portland – Nan Stark, 503-823-3986
Southeast Portland – John Cole, 503-823-4784
West Portland – Joan Frederiksen, 503-823-3111
Central City (Downtown, West End, Goose Hollow, the Pearl) – Rachael Hoy, 503-823-6042
Central City (South Waterfront, Central Eastside) – Troy Doss, 503-823-5857
Central City (Old Town / Chinatown, Lloyd, Lower Albina) – Nicholas Starin, 503-823-5837


Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 7100
Portland, OR 97201-5380
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Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Except these holidays: New Years Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Getting Here

Bike or Walk

Plan your bike, walk and/or transit trip with Trimet’s multi-modal trip planner
Plan your transit-only trip with Trimet’s trip planner.
Bike parking is available on the south side of the building.


#12 and #44, SW 4th Ave.and Hall, Stop ID 12763


PSU/SW 5th Ave and Mill St MAX Station, Stop ID 7618


SW 3rd at Harrison

Parking options

Metered parking on streets near building

Warning: Street parking is often full during business hours.

Parking garage available at PSU NW Center Plaza,1930 SW 4th Ave, $1.50 per half-hour (or $11/day), open 6:15 a.m.–7 p.m. To enter the garage, you must be traveling on SW 4th Avenue(entrance between College Stand Lincoln St.).

15 minutes or less: The building’s loading dock has two 15-minute spaces available first-come, first-served. To access the loading dock, you must enter from Hall St.and proceed straight ahead at the light across 4th Avenue.

Disability Parking

Closest disabled parking spot is on SW 4th Ave in front of building entrance- located at the stop line of SW 4th Ave and SW Hall intersection on the east side of the street. 

A wheelchair user disabled parking spot is located just north of the SW 4th and SW Hall intersection on the east side of the street. 

For additional locations of disability parking, look at this online map.