1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
System Development Charges (SDCs) are one-time fees assessed on new development to cover a portion of the cost of providing specific types of public infrastructure required as a result of this development. Park SDCs help ensure that Portland's quality of life keeps pace with our growing and changing city by providing additional parks and recreation facilities needed to accommodate growth.
If you have a question about SDC fees, please call 503-823-5105 or send an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Parks 2015 Methodology Update was adopted by City Council on May 27, 2015. Methodology changes took effect July 1, 2016.
Parks System Development Charge (SDC) program will be proposing updates to the Parks SDC code (Chapter 17.13) by taking an ordinance to City Council in fall 2018. The proposed code updates will not change the SDC Methodology, rate structure, or SDC-CIP list that Council previously adopted through Ordinance 187150, as amended, and Ordinance 187770.
The primary goals of the code updates are to:
If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Parks SDC Program Manager:
1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 2200, Portland, Oregon 97204