Many Council Ordinances are available for viewing in Efiles, the City of Portland's digital document repository.
Efiles Ordinance search tip:
"Any Word" searches only the ordinance document title and notes. Enter your key word here.
If you want to narrow it down further, for example by year, in the next available search line change the search type to "Record Date" and insert a date range in the blank search term field with a comma separating it ie. 1/1/2011 to 12/31/2011.
Plus, information on how to request records not available in Efiles.