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Online Code Updated Through January 31, 2019

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through January 31, 2019. 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
189336 Amend the Open and Accountable Elections Program (Amend Code Chapter 2.16) 1/2/2019 1/2/2019
189271 Repeal Code for Single-use Plastic Checkout Bags and Polystyrene Foam Food Containers and replace with Code Prohibitions and Restrictions on Single-use Plastic (Replace Code Chapter 17.103; repeal Code Sections 17.102.300-340) 12/5/2018 1/4/2019
 189338 Amend Flood Hazard Areas Code to further comply with Metro Urban Growth Functional Plan Title 3 (Amend Code Section 24.50.060) 1/9/2019 1/9/2019
189290 Clarify maintenance responsibilities for unimproved streets (Amend Code Section 17.42.010) 12/12/2018 1/11/2019
189293 Update Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Code, add definitions and align terminology with Metro (Amend Code Chapter 17.102) 12/12/2018 1/11/2019
189348  Authorize changes to City Code to implement Campaign Finance in Candidate Elections Charter amendment and request initiation of validation action (Add Code Chapter 2.10) 1/16/2019 1/16/2019
189309 Clarify the required placarding and tenant notification requirements for unreinforced masonry buildings (Amend Code Chapter 24.85) 12/19/2018 1/18/2019

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.