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.
- Bill Cunningham (Better Housing by Design – Ord. No. 189805): 503-823-4203
- Sarah Figliozzi (Bike Parking – Ord. No. 189784): 503-823-0805
This packet includes three major code change groupings and also fixes a few typos.
Better Housing by Design: Includes substantial updates to Chapter 33.120 (Multi-Dwelling Zones). Major changes include a shift from regulating by maximum unit density to instead regulating by building scale (FAR) with more flexibility for numbers of units, new names for the multi-dwelling zones, new development bonuses for affordable housing, limitations on front garages, expanded requirements for outdoor spaces in higher-density zones, and development standards specific to East Portland (mostly east of 82nd Avenue). The amendments also include some revisions to Chapter 33.130 (Commercial Zones) and other zoning code chapters to provide consistency with the multi-dwelling zone amendments.
Bike Parking: Updates the Bicycle Parking requirements in the Zoning Code (33.266.200) to ensure new development and major redevelopment provides adequate, secure and convenient short- and long-term bicycle parking. Elements include: enhance security standards to help prevent bike theft; increase options for space saving racks; usability for a variety of types of bicycles and people of all abilities; update the minimum required amounts of short- and long-term bicycle parking; expand the use of geographic tiers to all Use Categories; and reduce the in-unit allowance for required long-term bicycle parking.
Annual Dollar Thresholds Update: March 1 update to dollar thresholds based on the annual national average of the Construction Cost Index (CCI), as published in the second January issue of the Engineering News-Record.
Contents of Update Packet #190 (effective March 1, 2020):
|Chapter||Remove Pages||Insert Pages||Changed because of|
|120||All||All||BHD; Bike Parking|
|130||All||All||BHD; Bike Parking|
|229||All||All||BHD; Bike Parking|
|258||All||All||BHD; Bike Parking; $ threshold|
|266||All||All||BHD; Bike Parking|
|415||3-4, Maps||3-4, Maps||BHD|
|440||All||All||Bike Parking; $ threshold|
|510||19-28, 39-68||19-28, 39-68||BHD; Bike Parking; $ threshold|
|515||33-38||33-38||Bike Parking; $ threshold|
|815||All||All||BHD; Bike Parking; Typo|
|825||1-6||1-6||BHD; $ threshold|
|930||3-6, 19-20||3-6, 19-20||BHD|
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