A few more steps. Once you have a moving date, you can start working on getting utilites switched off at the old home and on at your new home. Here is a list of Portland utility numbers to get you started.
USPS : www.moversguide.usps.com
GARBAGE : Check Portland Maps to find your provider www.portlandmaps.com
GAS : NW Natural www.nwnatural.com (800) 422-4012
WATER/SEWER : City of Portland www.portlandonline.com/water (503) 823-7770
NEWSPAPER : The Oregonian www.oregonlive.com (503) 221-8240
Finally, don’t forget to update banks, credit cards, magazines, insurance carriers, and other billers that will need your new address.