Public Services

Duties of the Department
The Department of Public Services helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility. We collect your garbage and recycling, clear your streets of ice and snow in the winter, help maintain the city's sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city's traffic lights and street signage, issue permits for public parks and spaces, and the list goes on.
  1. Enforcement of New Overnight Parking Restrictions on Peninsula Begins June 1st

    New overnight parking restrictions for the majority of Peninsula residents is now in effect. Public Services completed the installation of the new street maintenance parking restriction signs on May 1, 2015, and enforcement will begin on June 1, 2015. Read on...
  2. Sundays on the Boulevard Resumes This Sunday, May 3!

    Following a successful inaugural season last year, the second season of Sundays on the Boulevard will start this Sunday, May 3, 2015. Baxter Boulevard, with one of the best views in Portland, will once again be transformed into an urban oasis... Read on...
  3. Installation of New Street Maintenance Parking Restriction Signs Underway

    Public Services is currently in the process of installing new street maintenance parking restriction signs in order to reduce the number of times that residents have to move their cars. Right now, parking is restricted on one side of every street... Read on...
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