Business Regulations and Opportunities

Multnomah County code of ordinances

Multnomah County code of ordinances
Updated with ordinances (or parts) effective through 1.15.2014 **

Property tax information

Property tax information

Pay property taxes
Pay Multnomah County Property taxes online, by phone, by mail or in person.

Health regulations for businesses and restaurants

Health inspections and licensing

Child and adult care facilities
Child care centers, family homes, residential treatment centers

Drinking water
Water quality concerns, small water systems

Food carts
Food carts, espresso stands, taco trucks, trailers

Hotels and motels, bed and breakfasts, recreational vehicle parks, mass gatherings, organizational camps

Pools and spas
Swimming pools, spas, swim beaches, water parks

Rental housing
Tenant complaints, inspections, housing code

Restaurants, bed and breakfasts

Temporary events
Food and drink stands at events, fairs, concerts, circuses, markets

Tobacco Retail License
Starting July 1, 2016, all grocers and retailers must get a license to sell tobacco and vaping products

Smoke-free workplace

Smoke-free workplace
Regulations and resources for businesses, also how to file a complaint.

Pest prevention

Pest prevention and control
Pest prevention, learn to Identify bed bugs/rats/mosquitoes and learn where they live, control infestations, use pesticides safely.

Food handler information

Food handler test
For all food service workers. Study and take the test.

Food service operator resources
Documents, posters and forms for food service operators.