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17.92.020 Prefixes for Street Designations in the City.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 161984, effective July 1, 1989.) All streets in that section of the City north of the Willamette River and west of the center line of Williams Avenue shall be designated as North and the prefix "N" shall be added to the street name. All streets in that section of the City north of the center line of East Burnside Street and east of the center line of Williams Avenue shall be designated as Northeast, and the prefix "NE" shall be added to the street name, except Williams Avenue, which shall have the prefix "N" added to the street name and except Burnside Street which shall have the prefix "E" added to the street name. All streets in that section of the City south of the center line of East Burnside Street and east of the Willamette River shall be designated as Southeast and the prefix "SE" shall be added to the street name, except Burnside Street which shall have the prefix "E" added to the street name. All streets in that section north of the center line of Burnside Street and west of the Willamette River shall be designated as Northwest, and the prefix "NW" shall be added to the street name, except Burnside Street which shall have the prefix "W" added to the street name. All streets in that section of the City south of the center line of Burnside Street and west of the Willamette River shall be designated as Southwest and the prefix "SW" shall be added to the street name, except Burnside Street which shall have the prefix "W" added to the street name.