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Zoning Code Update Packet #164

Contents of Update Packet #164 (effective 08/29/14)

This Code Update is the result of Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 6B: Accessory Short-Term Rentals

Code Update Packet: 164
Effective Date: August 29, 2014
Contact: Morgan Tracy (503-823-6879)
Amends Chapters: 33.110, 33.12033.203, 33.218, 33.205, 33.207, 33.21233.910, 33.920

Substantive Changes:

  • Move the regulations in Chapter 33.212, Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Facilities to a new chapter; Chapter 33.207, Accessory Short-Term Rentals.
  • Define Accessory Short-Term Rentals as one where “an individual or family resides in a dwelling unit and rents bedrooms to overnight guests for fewer than 30 days.” 
  • Distinguish Type A Accessory Short-Term Rentals (one- and two-bedroom rentals) from Type B Accessory Short-Term Rentals (three or more bedrooms). 
  • Provide a new by-right (non-discretionary) process and set of standards for Type A Accessory Short-Term Rentals, while retaining the existing Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Facilities process (Type II Conditional Use) and regulations for the Type B Accessory Short-Term Rentals.

Click here to download Zoning Code Update Pages #164. 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:
List of Chapters     Added 207; removed 212
Table of Contents     Added 207; removed 212
33.110 1-4, 7-8 1-4, 7-8 Amend 110.100; Typo
33.120 1-2, 9-12 1-2, 9-12 Amend 120.100; Amend 120.110
33.130 9-10 9-10 Typo
200s Contents Sheet     Added 207; removed 212
33.203 1-2 1-2  Amend 203.030
33.205 1-2 1-2  Amend 205.030
33.207   1-6  Added chapter
33.212 1-4 1-2  Removed chapter
33.296 3-4 3-4 Typo
33.445 5-6 5-6 Typo
33.910 1-2, 17-18, 21-42 1-2, 17-18, 21-42 Amend 910.030, Typo
33.920 1-4 1-4 Amend 920.110

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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