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Online Code Updated Through December 31, 2018

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through December 31, 2018. Title 33 update information available on the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Zoning Code Update website.) 

Recent Online City Code Changes

Authorizing Ordinance # Ordinance Title Passed by Council Effective Date
189292 Amend Police Review Board Code to implement a tentative agreement negotiated with the Portland Police Association to modify the stipulated discipline provisions (Amend Code Section 3.20.140) 12/12/2018 12/12/2018
189302 Amend Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development Code and Inclusionary Housing Code to extend the current inclusion rate and fee in lieu for affordable units until 2020 (Amend Code Sections 30.01.120 and 3.103.040) 12/12/2018 12/12/2018
 189323 Conditionally exempt the creation of certain mass shelters and short-term housing facilities from Parks and Recreations, Environmental Services, Transportation, and Water system development charges (Amend Code Title 17, Chapter 21.16, Chapter 30.01 and add Section 30.01.096) 12/19/2018 12/19/2018
189256 Update Water Code to replace gender-specific language (Amend Code Title 21) 11/21/2018 12/21/2018
189261 Amend the Heavy Vehicle Tax Code to remove the four-year revenue target (Amend Code Subsection 7.02.500 D. 11/28/2018 12/28/2018

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.