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Pending City Code Changes

The online version of the City Code is updated regularly. The following recent changes are not yet reflected in the online City Code. If you have questions regarding these changes, please contact the City Auditor's Office by e-mail or phone (503-823-4082).  Please note:  This list does not include amendments to Title 33 Planning and Zoning which is maintained by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.



Pending City Code Changes

Authorizing Ordinance #

Ordinance Title

Passed by Council

Effective Date


 Revise residential solid waste and recycling collection rates and charges, effective July 1, 2015 (Amend Code Chapter 17.102)

5/27/2015 7/1/2015
187150 Accept Park System Development Charge Methodology Update Report for implementation and amend the applicable sections of City Code (Amend Code Chapter 17.13) 5/27/2015 7/1/2016
187151 Amend Code to eliminate barriers to accessing administrative appeal processes, including establishing a minimum notice requirement and limiting fees charged to initiate an appeal (Add Code Chapter 3.130; amend Code Chapter 22.10) 5/27/2015 9/1/2015
187165 Delegate authority for the periodic disposition of used artificial turf to the Chief Administrative Officer and approve 2014 donations of turf from Providence Park (Amend Code Chapter 5.36) 6/10/2015 7/10/2015
187174 Create Portland Utility Board to strengthen oversight functions for City water, sewer and stormwater services (Repeal and replace Code Chapter 3.123) 6/10/2015 7/31/2015
187192 Amend Seismic Design Requirements for Existing Buildings to update code references, add language to maintain minimum seismic design loads for existing buildings at current levels, revise definition of structural systems damaged by catastrophic events, provide a definition of occupant load and other previously undefined terms (Amend Code Chapter 24.85) 6/17/2015 7/17/2015
187216 Improve land use and other City regulations through the Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 7 - Technical Amendments (Amend Title 11 and Title 33) 6/24/2015 7/24/2015
187231 Amend Portland Parks & Recreation smoke and tobacco-free parks policy enforcement strategy (Amend Code Section 20.12.110) 6/25/2015 7/25/2015
187261 Amend Transportation Code for Designated Parking Management Plan Districts and procedures for towing vehicles (Amend Code Chapter 16.30 and add Chapter 16.35) 7/15/2015 7/15/2015