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Pending City Code Changes

The online version of the City Code is updated monthly. The following ordinances are not yet reflected in the online City Code. If you have questions regarding these changes, please contact the City Auditor's Office Code Editor . 

Note:  This list does not include amendments to Title 33 Planning and Zoning which is maintained by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

Pending Online City Code Changes

Authorizing Ordinance # Ordinance Title Passed by Council Effective Date
188129 Authorize a surtax to the City's Business License Tax for publicly traded companies subject to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure and reporting requirements if a subject company reports that the ratio of compensation of its chief executive officer to median worker is equal to or greater than 100:1 under the Commission's Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule (Amend Code Section 7.02.500) 12/7/2016 1/6/2017
188152 Adopt the Open and Accountable Elections Policy (Add Code Chapter 2.16) 12/14/2016 1/13/2017
188163 Provide affordable housing through an Inclusionary Housing Program and update the Multiple-Unit Tax Exemption Program (Add Code Section 30.01.120, amend Section 30.01.030 and Chapter 3.103) 12/21/2016 2/1/2017
188170 Clarify definitions, administrative authority and make housekeeping changes to the Transient Lodgings Tax Code (Amend Code Chapter 6.04) 12/21/2016 1/20/2017
188171 Amend Tourism Improvement District code to update definitions and change the due dates and delinquency dates to match those in the Transient Lodging Tax code (Amend Code Chapter 6.05) 12/21/2016 1/20/2017
188143 Require disclosure of energy performance ratings for residential single family buildings when listed for sale to promote transparency in housing costs and reduction in local carbon emissions (Add Code Chapter 17.108) 12/14/2016 1/1/2018
188177 Amend the Official City Zoning Map, Planning and Zoning Code and Transportation System Plan to carry out Portland's 2035 Comprehensive Plan; establish a new Community Involvement Program and Committee; amend related codes, the 2035 Comprehensive Plan and Plan Map to coordinate policies and programs (Amend Code Titles 3, 17, 33 and Ordinance Nos. 165851, 177028, 187832) 
Note:  Office of Planning and Sustainability handles the online updates to Title 33.
12/21/2016 1/1/2018
(Note: Ordinance has multiple elements with different effective dates)

Questions about the Charter and City Code may be sent to Auditor's Code Editor

Questions about the Portland Policy Documents (PPD) may be directed to the Auditor's Policy Editor.