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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Revenue Division

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

Business Taxes: 503-823-5157

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Downtown Business District Expansion and Condominium Fee Funding Formula Proposals

City of Portland Revenue Bureau Taxes & Fees Division, Property Management License Program

Per Portland City Council Resolution no. 36857 adopted April 20, 2011, the Revenue Bureau invited all interested persons managing property, owning property, residing or working in the current or proposed expanded Downtown Business District (“the District”) to comment on two proposals pertaining to the District:

   1. A 12-block expansion of the District (see yellow shaded area on map)

   2. The fee rate for Residential Property Management Activities as applied to Condominium properties only (PCC 6.06.210)

Download the report of the Bureau's findings, identified options and next steps.

*Updated* Process and Timeline  





Open-ended feedback was solicited over this website.





The Existing Downtown Business District Renewal Ordinances were passed by Portland City Council.




Three focus group meetings were held. 



Web poll launched. 






Summary of public involvement findings and options regarding the District are released for public comment.




Revenue Bureau releases final report to the public. 


July 11


Revenue Bureau and Clean & Safe, Inc. bring housekeeping code changes to Portland City Council.



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