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Zoning Code Update Packet #131

Contents of Update Packet #131 (effective 2/13/09)

This Code update is the result of the adoption of the revised Retail Sales And Service regulations for Division Main Street through the Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 4 (RICAP 4).

Code Update Packet: 131

Effective Date: February 13, 2009

Contact: Phil Nameny, 503-823-7709

Amends Chapters: 251, 460, 610, 611, 670

Substantive Changes:

The retail size limitation in the Division Street Main Street Overlay is amended to provide an exemption for existing buildings that were greater than 10,000 square feet on March 17, 2006 when the regulations took affect. The exemption allows new uses greater than 10,000 square feet, provided the portion of the use on the ground floor doesn't exceed 10,000 square feet and provided the overall building size hasn't increased by more than 20% beyond its size on March 17, 2006. Proposals under this provision will need to brief the City Council and meet with the neighborhood association prior to the submission of their building permit.

Click here to download Zoning Code Update Pages #131. 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:
251 1 – 6 1 – 6 Correct typo
460 1 – 10 1 – 10 Amend Sections 460.300; 460.310.D, 460.310.E
610 1 – 6 1 – 6 Correct typo
611 1 – 6 1 – 6 Correct typo
670 1 – 6 1 – 6 Correct typo


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