Block party authorizations
Customer Advisory (COVID-19)
Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation is once again authorizing block parties. Per state requirements related to COVID-19, block parties are limited to groups of no more than 25 people, with physical distancing. Participants are expected to follow all local and state laws and guidelines, including those related to COVID-19.
Please allow four weeks processing time for block party authorizations.
Application submittal requirements
- Completed Block Party Authorization Application via the Public Permitting and Services Portal. (The Authorization Application can be completed and uploaded as an attachment to the online application).
- Completed Block Party Street Closure Petition form (signed by a representative of each dwelling fronting the street to be closed).
- Map showing the street to be closed and houses facing it.
- Block party hours are limited to daylight.
- Comply with all county and city ordinances.
- Close off the street with materials that adequately mark the closed-to-vehicles area. Vehicles may NOT be used to close off the street.
- Emergency vehicle access must be maintained at all times.
- The day of the block party, notify Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue of the block party by calling non-emergency dispatch: 503-629-0111.
- After the block party is over, the area must be cleaned up promptly.
Public Permitting and Services Portal: First-time users
Once an account is created, users can: