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Online Code Updated Through August 30, 2019

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through August 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
 189611 Amend Acquisition of Public Art Code to expand eligible uses of the 2% funds, explicitly prioritize underserved communities and clarify City accountability (Amend Code Chapter 5.74) 7/24/2019 8/23/2019
 189613 Amend Portland Policy Documents Code to update and clarify repository procedures (Amend Code Chapter 1.07) 7/24/2019 8/23/2019
 189614 Update City Code to revise the definitions of decision or determination and administrative act for purposes of administrative appeals (Amend Code Subsections 3.130.010 A. and 22.10.010 B.) 7/24/2019 8/23/2019
Amend Police Review Board Code to clarify that a Citizen Review Committee member will sit on the Police Review Board as an additional community member in all cases that go before the Board that involve use of force (Amend Code Section 3.20.140) 8/28/2019 8/28/2019
189677 Amend the Open and Accountable Elections program to clarify cap on in-kind donations and reporting requirements (Amend Code Sections 2.16.040 and 2.16.140) 8/28/2019 8/28/2019
189629 Amend Title 17 Public Improvements code to permit the attachment of wireless facilities on poles (Add Code Subsections 17.04.010 Z., 17.24.010 J. and 17.60.110 F.) 7/31/2019 8/30/2019
189635 Amend City Code to update oath of office requirements (Amend Code Chapter 3.74 and Sections 3.20.190 and 3.20.240) 7/31/2019 8/30/2019

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