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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)
188619 Adopt the Transportation System Development Charge update 2017 rate study; establish an update rate schedule; amend Code effective January 1, 2018 (amend Code Chapter 17.15) 9/27/2017 1/1/2018
188647 Remove gender-specific language in Titles 11 Trees, 24 Building Regulations, 25 Plumbing Regulations, 26 Electrical Regulations, 27 Heating and Ventilating Regulations, and 32 Signs and Related Regulations ( Amend Code Titles 11, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 32) 10/18/2017 11/17/2017
188652 Amend Vehicles and Traffic Code to authorize Portland Streetcar Supervisors and Superintendents to tow vehicles (Amend Code Sections 16.30.100, .710 and .720) 10/18/2017 11/17/2017

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.