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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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Survey Forms and Documents

The information provided below is intended for use by City of Portland Employees and its consultant engineering and surveying firms only. If you are a private party requesting survey information please consult the faq page.


Heron Design/Topo Process Walkthrough

This is a work in progress

Checklist for Construction Setup

Please complete this form upon "bid-acceptance" to provide information to Survey for construction projects and be provided with the construction staking request template.

Design/Topo Survey Request

For internal use only: Complete this form to request survey work. PBOT CIP projects must be submitted via e-builder.

PBOT ESD Survey - Field Reference Book

Field Reference and Code Book - This document includes the survey coding for data collection, as well as a guide for shot placement and other field procedures. For specific CAD standards for consultant survey firms, please see those links.

PBOT ESD Survey - Standard Topo Language

Topographic Standards for BES & PBOT projects.

Standard Language Legend

Copy/Paste PDF Legend for Data Collect Exhibit Maps with Standard Language/Symbology

Standard Survey Deliverables

Please complete this form when requesting consultant survey to be completed and include in contract.

ADA Corner Staking Standard

Typical Pattern for ADA Corner Staking

MH Detail Form

Template Form for MH Details for use by Consultant Surveyors

PBOT ESD Survey - PBOT CIP Project Workflow

Work Flow Process for PBOT CIP Projects

Right of Entry Memo for BES Projects

Form letter to be included with property owner/resident contact regarding Survey Right of Entry.

Right of Entry Memo for PBOT Projects

Form letter to be included with property owner/resident contact regarding Survey Right of Entry.

Sample Deliverable Items

Examples of Deliverable Control and MH Details for Consultant Use

BES AutoCAD Files

CAD tools and templates below for use with BES Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)

Urban Forestry - CIP Tree Page

Link to Urban Forstry's CIP Tree Page with Inventory Spreadsheet Template & Directions for use and implementation of Tree Code