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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
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)
 188329 Amend marijuana business regulations definition of wholesaler, and use of temporary Certificate of Occupancy (Amend Code Sections 14B.130.020 and .070) 4/19/2017 5/19/2017
 188331 Amend Independent Police Review Code to revise filing process, investigation and appeal provisions of complaints of police officer misconduct (Amend Code Chapter 3.21) 4/19/2017 5/19/2017
188362 Revise City Code language regarding Council subpoena powers (Amend Code Chapter 3.04) 5/10/2017 5/10/2017
 City Referred Measures
Resolution No. 37265 refers Charter amendment to protect Auditor's Independence to voters at the May 16, 2017 Special Election.  Check the City Elections website for more information on this item.
Resolution No. 37268 refers Charter amendment to authorize City Council to interpret Transient Lodgings tax to voters at the May 16, 2017 Special Election.  Check the City Elections website for more information on this item.

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

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