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Online Code Updated Through March 31, 2019

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through March 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
189396 Amend Civil Rights Code to add non-religion such as atheism, agnosticism and non-belief to the definition of Religion (Amend Code Chapter 23.01) 2/27/2019 3/29/2019
189399 Amend timeline for placard requirement and tenant notification for unreinforced masonry buildings and required documentation of compliance.  (Amend Code Section 24.85.065) 2/27/2019 3/29/2019
189413 Transfer functions and staff from the Auditor Assessment, Finance and Foreclosure Division to the Bureau of Revenue of Financial Services’ Revenue Division and designate the Revenue Division as the recorder for purposes of the City lien docket and financing local improvements (Amend various Code Sections) 3/6/2019 3/6/2019
189421 Amend Affordable Housing Preservation and Portland Renter Additional Protections to make technical changes following adoption of SB 608, other technical changes, and clarify the affordable housing exemption (Amend Code Section 30.01.085) 3/13/2019 3/13/2019

189426 Amend City Code Office of the City Attorney duties and responsibilities.  (Amend Code Section 3.10.030) 3/20/2019 3/20/2019

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.