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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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  • Pay by Plate New Pay by Plate meter with keypad

  • Pay by Plate Example of text message notification

  • Pay by Plate Instructional Video Click here to watch a video on how to use the new Pay by Plate meters

  • Pay by Plate Parking Meter Map Click here to find a map of where the new Pay by Plate meters will be

Portland is rolling out new Pay by Plate parking meters in the NW and Central Eastside. Pay by Plate is another way to pay to park at a meter. You can purchase parking time at a meter using your license plate number, with no paper receipt to put back on your car. Just pay at the meter and be on your way! 

Want to learn about how you can pay and monitor your parking even more conveniently? Check out the Parking Kitty app!

Pay by Plate Instructions

Check out the printable and video instructions for how to use the new Pay by Plate meters

Click here to find your receipt

Click here to be redirected to the Cale website to look up your parking receipt.

Pay by Plate Map

Check out this map for the locations of new Pay by Plate meters. New meters will go from purple to green when active and ready to use!