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Online Code Updated Through September 30, 2019

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through September 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
189646 Repeal outdated City Code Title 12 Air Pollution Emergency Episodes (Repeal Code Title 12) 8/7/2019 9/6/2019
189651 Amend Vehicles and Traffic and Public Improvements codes to add necessary clarification and update language to align with current City practices (Amend Code Title 16 and 17; add Chapter 17.109) 8/7/2019 9/6/2019
189656 Amend Original Art Murals Code to expand the location where murals are allowed (Add Code Chapter 4.11; amend Chapters 4.12 and 4.20) 8/21/2019 9/20/2019
189711 Amend the Property Maintenance Code to implement recommendations of the Quality Rental Housing Workgroup and to incorporate additional requirements per State statute along with corrections for clarification (Amend Code Title 29) 9/25/2019 9/25/2019

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