The Building Codes Department issues many types of permits within the city limits of Portland. These permits include but are not limited to new construction, re-models, demolition, swimming pools, plumbing, mechanical, fire protection, moving, firework stands, and use and occupancy permits.
The Business Office located on the back of City Hall at 100 S Russell Street handles all payments due to the City of Portland including utility, court, business license, permit fees, etc.
Economic & Community Development
The environment for industrial growth is most favorable when there is a healthy mix of distribution and manufacturing.
The Finance Department prepares the city's internally used financial reports, the comprehensive annual financial report, and prepares and monitors the city's annual budget.
Our mission and purpose is to protect and support the citizens of Portland, its businesses, and its visitors by providing outstanding service in the areas of fire suppression and emergency response, while striving to advance public safety through our training, fire prevention, code enforcement, fire investigation, and public education programs.
Government / Educational TV
See videos and interviews from residents of the city.
The Human Resources Department is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse and competent workforce that enables the City of Portland to operate safely, effectively and efficiently.
Gather information about the Mayor of the City of Portland, TN.
The Portland Municipal Airport is a city owned, public use airport located three nautical miles northeast of the central business district of Portland, Tennessee.
Parks & Recreation
The City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of recreational services, programs and special events for the community.
Planning & Zoning
The Planning Department administers and prepares long range planning for the City and provides professional guidance with current planning issues, the City Limits, and the Portland planning region.
It is the mission of the Portland Police Department to provide safety and security to all of the citizens, industries, and retail establishments residing within our jurisdiction, as well as those who visit our city as a result of their vocation, or recreation.
Public Works provides essential services to the citizens of Portland in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
Find out more about the utility services of the City of Portland, TN such as natural gas, sanitation, and more.