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Zoning Code Update Packet #176

Download Update Packet #176

This packet includes only the pages affected by the update. Please note, subsequent updates may have modified these pages. The links to chapters in the chart below will provide the current version of the chapter.

Contact: Phil Nameny, 503-823-7709

Substantive Changes: Mass Shelters and Housing

  • Amends the Short Term Housing and Mass Shelters chapter, 33.285, to update regulations addressing land use reviews and development standards for these facilities.
  • Amends the Conditional Use Review chapter, 33.815, to create a more uniform set of approval criteria for mass shelters and short term housing in residential zones.
  • Amends the Use Categories chapter, 33.920, to allow a small amount of temporary transitional housing as an accessory use to religious institutions, colleges and schools.

Contents of Update Packet #176 (effective 12/9/2016):

Chapter Remove Pages Insert Pages Changed because of:
33.120 7-10, 13-14, 59-60 7-10, 13-14, 59-60 Amended; typo
33.140 5-8, 35-36 5-8, 35-36 Amended
33.239 1-2 1-2 Amended
33.266 13-14 13-14 Typo
33.285 1-6 1-6 Amended
33.296 5-6 5-6 Amended
33.510 57-58 57-58 Typo
33.561 All All Reformatting only
33.566 All All Reformatting only
33.567 All All Reformatting only
33.585 All All Reformatting only
33.815 All All Amended
33.910 27-28, 39-40 27-28, 39-40 Amended
33.920 13-18 13-18 Amended

The official Title 33, Planning and Zoning (Zoning Code) is the printed copy in the Development Services Center. PDFs available on this website are not the official text of Title 33, Planning and Zoning. Although every effort is made to ensure that the two texts are identical, errors or differences may remain. It is the user's responsibility to verify the legal accuracy of all provisions.

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We recently published an interactive Zoning Code map showing the existing zoning for the City of Portland. You can search by address or click around to find the zoning for any property within the city.