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Zoning Code Update Packet #163

Contents of Update Packet #163 (effective 07/11/14)

This Code Update is the result of the Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 6A.

Code Update Packet: 163
Effective Date: July 11, 2014
Contact: Morgan Tracy (503-823-6879)
Amends Chapters: 33.10, 33.110, 33.120, 33.130, 33.140, 33.203, 33.218, 33.219, 33.266, 33.274, 33.279, 33.296, 33.410, 33.420, 33.430, 33.445, 33.455, 33.460, 33.508, 33.510, 33.515, 33.521, 33.526, 33.533, 33.534, 33.536, 33.538, 33.540, 33.550, 33.555, 33.561, 33.562, 33.565, 33.580, 33.583, 33.632, 33.663, 33.700, 33.710, 33.730, 33.740, 33.810, 33.815, 33.855, 33.900, 33.910, 33.920
Substantive Changes: This package includes more than 30 zoning code amendments addressing over 90 sections of code and significant changes to 4 entire chapters. These amendments are part of the Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 6 (RICAP 6). For more about RICAP and a complete description of the amendments contained in RICAP 6, see the Regulatory Improvement webpage.

Highlights of RICAP 6 include amendments addressing:

  1. Radio Frequency Transmission Facilities. These amendments addressed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) preemption on RF emissions, tower modifications, added acoustical noise report requirement for equipment located near residential zones, replace effective radiated power thresholds. 
  2. Temporary Activities. Addressed additional temporary activities, such as off-site construction staging, warming/cooling centers and commercial filming. Also clarified time limits and restructured chapter.
  3. Resource Enhancement Standards. Added bank restoration development standards (already in effect in the Airport Plan District) for MCDD/BES projects located in environmental zones.
  4. Public Art in lieu of Ground Floor Windows. Removed the requirement to obtain an adjustment for Regional Arts and Culture Council approved public art in lieu of meeting ground floor window requirement (in commercial and EX zones outside the central city plan district).
  5. Historic Resources in the Public Right of Way. Extended the zoning code authority to the public right-of-way for the historic resources overlay zone.

For a more expansive summary, see the RICAP 6 Code Amendment Summary.

Click here to download Zoning Code Update Pages #163. Subsequent updates may have modified some of these pages. The links to chapters in the chart below will provide the current version of the chapter.

Chapter Remove Pages Insert Pages Changed because of:
33.10 1-2 1-2 Amendments to 33.10.030
33.110 1-2, 5-6, 9-14, 23-26, 31-34, 39-40 1-2, 5-6, 9-14, 23-26, 31-34, 39-40 Amendments to 33.110.213, 33.110.215, 33.110.220, 33.110.240, 33.110.250, 33.110.253, Figure 110-15
33.120 1-2, 15-18, 25-26, 43-44, 51-52 1-2, 15-18, 25-26, 43-44, 51-52 Amendments to 33.120.215, 33.120.220, 33.120.280, 33.120.285
33.130 1-2, 5-6, 9-10, 21-22, 35-36 1-2, 5-6, 9-10, 21-22, 35-36 33.130.100 (Typo); Amendments to 33.130.210, 33.130.230, 33.130.265
33.140 1-2, 9-10, 19-22, 29-30 1-2, 9-10, 19-22, 29-30 Amendments to 33.140.210, 33.140.230, 33.140.270
33.203 1-2 1-2 Amendments to 33.203.040
33.218 1-2, 5-6, 9-34 1-2, 5-6, 9-34 Amendments to 33.218.100, 33.218.110, 33.218.120, 33.218.130, 33.218.140, 33.218.150
33.219 1-4 1-4 Amendments to 33.219.010, 33.219.020, 33.219.025, 33.219.030, 33.219.060, 33.219.070
33.266 1-2, 7-8, 19-28 1-2, 7-8, 19-28 Amendments to 33.266.110 (Table 266-2), 33.266.130, Figure 266-6
33.274 1-8 1-8 Amendments to 33.274.010, 33.274.020, 33.274.025, 33.274.030, 33.274.035, 33.274.040¸ 33.274.050, 33.274.060, 33.274.070, 33.274.080
33.279 1-4 1-4 Amendments to 33.279.020, 33.279.025, 33.279.030, 33.279.035, 33.279.050
33.296 1-8 1-6 Amendments to 33.296.010, 33.296.020, 33.296.030, 33.296.040
33.410 1-2 1-2 Amendments to 33.410.040
33.420 1-4 1-4 Amendments to 33.420.041, 33.420.045
33.430 1-2, 5-6, 11-36, Maps 1-14 1-2, 5-6, 11-36, Maps 1-14 Amendments to 33.430.080, 33.430.140, 33.430.170, Figure 430-3, Figure 430-4, Table 430-7, Maps
33.445 1-2, 11-12, 17-18 1-2, 11-12, 17-18 Amendments to 33.445.320, 33.445.420
33.455 1-6 1-6 Amendments to 33.455.250
33.460 1-10 1-10 Amendments to 33.460.110, 33.460.240, 33.460.310
33.508 1-2, 27-36 1-2, 27-34 Amendments to 33.508.310, 33.508.320, 33.508.330, 33.508.350, 33.508.360, 33.508.370, 33.508.380
33.510 1-2, 27-28, 43-44 1-2, 27-28, 43-44 Amendments to 33.510.205, 33.510.220
33.515 1-6, 19-20, 23-26 1-6, 19-20, 23-26 Amendments to 33.515.130, 33.515.205; update to Planning Bureau/Director references
33.521 1-2, 13-14 1-2, 13-14 Amendments to 33.521.310 (added)
33.526 1-2, 17-18 1-2, 17-18 Amendments to 33.526.350 (added); update to Planning Bureau/Director references
33.533 1-4 1-4 Amendments to 33.533.050, 33.533.080
33.534 1-4 1-4 Amendments to 33.534.240 (added)
33.536 1-2, 11-14 1-2, 11-14 Amendments to 33.536.290, Table 536-1, 33.536.310
33.538 1-6 1-4 Amendments to 33.538.260
33.540 Maps 1-2 Maps 1-2 Typos (bureau name; no change on maps themselves)
33.550 1-4 1-4 Amendments to 33.550.290 (added)
33.555 1-4, 9-10 1-4, 9-10 Typo (33.555.210), Amendments to 33.555.230, 33.555.300
33.561 1-6 1-6 Amendments to 33.561.310, 33.561.320 (added)
33.562 1-2, 19-20 1-2, 19-20 Amendments to 33.562.310 (added)
33.565 1-2, 7-20 1-2, 7-16 Amendments to 33.565.510, 33.565.520, 33.565.530, 33.565.550, 33.565.560, 33.565.570, 33.565.580
33.580 1-2 1-2 Amendments to 33.580.030
33.583 1-2, 5-6 1-2, 5-6 Amendments to 33.585.290 (added)
33.632 1-2 1-2 Amendments to 33.632.010, 33.632.100
33.663 1-2 1-2 Amendments to 33.663.110
33.700 1-14 1-14 Amendments to 33.700.025, 33.700.080, 33.700.120
33.710 1-6 1-6 Amendments to 33.710.050, 33.710.060
33.730 1-14, 21-22, 25-26 1-14, 21-22, 25-26 Amendments to 33.730.014, 33.730.015, 33.730.020, 33.730.025, 33.730.030, 33.730.031, 33.730.060, 33.730.070
33.740 1-2 1-2 Update to Planning Bureau/Director references
33.810 1-6 1-6 Amendments to 33.810.050, 33.810.080
33.815 1-4, 21-24 1-4, 21-24 Amendments to 33.815.040, 33.815.223, 33.815.225
33.855 1-4 1-4 Update to Planning Bureau/Director references
33.900 1-6 1-6 Amendments to 33.900.010
33.910 1-2, 7-8, 25-34 1-2, 7-8, 25-34 Amendments to 33.910.030; update to Planning Bureau/Director references
33.920 1-2, 17-18 1-2, 17-18 Amendments to 33.920.110, 33.920.540; update to Planning Bureau/Director references

The official Title 33, Planning and Zoning (Zoning Code) is the printed copy in the Development Services Center. PDFs available on Portlandoregon.gov are not the official text of Title 33, Planning and Zoning. Although every effort is made to ensure that the two texts are identical, errors or differences may remain. It is the user's responsibility to verify the legal accuracy of all provisions.

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