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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

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Phone: 503-823-7700

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1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Other Regulatory Improvement Projects

Living Smart Code Amendments Adopted Report - 2006

Ordinance 179994, effective April 22, 2006

Public Art Murals Program: Adopted Report - 2004

Ordinance 178946, effective December 8, 2004. This project created a process to consider murals as part of the City's Public Art Program administered by the Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC)

Mass Shelters and Housing - Zoning Code Update: Adopted Report

Ordinance #188088 Effective December 9 2016. This project amended the regulations that apply to mass shelters and short-term housing.

Accessory Structures Zoning Code Update – Adopted Report

Ordinance 187471, effective January 1, 2016. This project revised the zoning regulations for accessory structures with a focus on detached accessory structures associated with residential development, including accessory dwelling units.

Solar and Mechanical Equipment Code Project

Ordinance 184842, effective September 2, 2011

Base Zone Design Standards - 1999

Ordinance 173593, effective September 3, 1999

FEMA Flood Map Update Project

Ordinance 184235, effective November 26, 2010

Land Use Review Extensions Project II: Adopted Report

Ordinance 185333, effective May 16, 2012

Infill Design Code Amendments Adopted Report - 2005

Ordinance 179845, effective January 20, 2006

Original Art Murals Project: Adopted Report - 2009

Ordinance 182962, effective July 31, 2009. This project created a new process to allow murals to be permitted separately from the sign code without having to be approved through RACC's Public Art Program

Land Division Code Rewrite Project Report - 2001

Ordinances 175965 and 176333, effective July 1, 2002