The City of Astoria requires permits for activities that are performed within the City and on City right-of-ways. All permits are designed to protect the City and the residents by insuring that the work is conducted in a safe manner and to City Standards.
Please note: These permit forms are provided on-line for customer convenience and may also be picked up at City Hall. After completion, submit to the Department on the form for review and approval. Permits are not valid until signed by all authorized departments and required fees are paid. Click here for City Fees.
If you have any questions please contact the appropriate department.
- retail street vendor.pdf
- sandwich board permit application.pdf Sandwich board signs (A-frames) are allowed to be located on a City sidewalk with a yearly permit. Signs are limited to 8 square feet (2' x 4'), and only one sign is allowed at each location.
- Tables and chairs are allowed to be located on a City sidewalk with a yearly permit. A minimum 6' wide pedestrian passageway on the sidewalk must be maintained. *Contact City Engineering for Permit Application
- sign permit.pdf A Sign Permit is required for any sign installed. Signs include anything visible from the outside of a building or visible on the site. See the Sign brochure for more details.
- Homestay Lodging Application and information.
Sound Amplification and Sidewalk/Parking Space/Street Closure Permit
Please note: If you are experiencing challenges paying your water/sewer bill, please contact the Water Department at (503) 338-5172 we can work with you regarding your account balance.