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Online Code Updated Through October 31, 2019

The Online Code includes all Code changes effective through October 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
189687 Amend Parks & Recreation System Development Charge to clarify the eligibility of projects that expand capacity by increasing access to parks and recreation experiences, and add arts capacity projects to the Capital Improvement Plan to improve community access to arts and culture (Amend Code Section 17.13.110) 9/4/2019 10/4/2019
 189747 Amend the Seismic Design Requirements for Existing Building Code related to required placarding and tenant notification for unreinforced masonry buildings and associated timeline and documentation of compliance (Amend Code Chapter 24.85) 10/23/2019 10/23/2019

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.