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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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What types of structures are allowed to operate accessory short-term rentals?

The Zoning Code (Chapter 33.207 Accessory Short-Term Rentals) allows a resident to rent bedrooms in all residential structure types when accessory to a Household Living use. A Type A accessory short –term rental allows the rental of 1-2 bedrooms to overnight guests on a short-term basis (less than 30 days). Larger accessory short-term rentals with 3-5 bedrooms (Type B accessory short-term rentals) may be allowed if approved through a Land Use Conditional Use Review.