City transportation officials are considering changing the addresses of an area west of the Willamette River to be designated as South Portland.
About 5,000 property owners and many businesses in the area around the South Waterfront neighborhood have addresses with a zero before the street number.
That leading zero can cause confusion when people call for emergency services. The address change would eliminate the zero. The current southwest designation placed before street names in this area would change to “south” and is anticipated to occur from May 2020 to May 2025 or possibly earlier.
This controversial change has a wide reaching economic impact and many believe the potential problems should be solved by modifying the existing City/County software.
Read more at: Portland Bureau of Transportation
In continuation of the SPBA’s monthly networking event series where we explore issues and topics impacting our business community, this month’s event is an open forum discussion on the South Portland Address Change
We need your input!
Join us for this exclusive discussion, voice your thoughts, and network with other members
DATE: April 25th, 2018 TIME: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
HOSTED BY: THE HYATT HOUSE
2080 SW River Drive Portland, Or. 97201
Non Members $10.00 (pay at the door) No host bar
*Valet Parking at $8.00 per car/Car Pooling Suggested
(By April 20th)