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Online Charter Updated Through December 18, 2020


The Online Charter has been updated to include Charter changes effective December 18, 2020,. 

Recent Online Charter Changes

Authorizing Ordinance/Measure # Ordinance/Measure Title Passed by Council Effective Date
190204 Amend City Charter to delete the use of terms that are masculine or feminine and make technical corrections (Amend Charter) 11/18/2020 12/18/2020

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.