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Online Code Updated Through May 31, 2019

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through May 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
 189452 Transfer payroll and non-payroll payment processing functions from the Auditor's Office to the Bureau of Human Resources and the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services, respectively (Amend Various Code Sections in Title 3 and Title 5) 4/10/2019 5/10/2019
 189462 Amend the code governing the Bureau of Emergency Management, Disaster Policy Council, and Emergency Management Steering Committee to reflect greater citywide engagement in emergency management (Amend Code Chapters 3.124, 3.125 and 3.126) 4/17/2019 5/17/2019
189479 Amend documentation of compliance section for required placarding and prospective tenant notification for unreinforced masonry buildings (Amend Code Section 24.85.065) 5/1/2019 5/1/2019
189487 Affordable Housing Development fund (Add Code Section 5.04.570) 5/8/2019 5/8/2019
189491 Amend Utility License Law to clarify audits and enforcement of audits and provide for administrative appeals (Amend Code Sections 7.14.080 and .090) 5/9/2019 5/9/2019

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.