POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Mary Hull Caballero Charter, Code and Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 17 Public Improveme Chapter 17.15 Transportation System Development Charge
17.15.100 Dedicated Account and Appropriate Use of Account.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 181322, 182652 and 184756, effective November 1, 2011.)


A.  There is created a dedicated account entitled the “SDC Account.”  All monies derived from the SDC shall be placed in the SDC Account.  Funds in the SDC Account shall be used solely to provide the SDC-CIP listed capacity increasing improvements according to the SDC-CIP as it currently exists or as hereinafter amended, and eligible administrative costs.  All monies derived from the Overlay Rate Study shall be placed in a sub-account.  The monies in the Overlay sub-account shall only be spent on projects serving the North Macadam urban renewal area.  All monies derived from the Innovation Quadrant Overlay Project Report shall be placed in a sub-account.  The monies in the Overlay sub-account shall only be spent on projects serving the Innovation Quadrant.  In this regard, SDC revenues may be used for purposes which include:


1.  project development, design and construction plan preparation;


2.  permitting;


3.  right-of-way acquisition, including any costs of acquisition or condemnation;


4.  construction of new through lanes for vehicular, transit, or bicycle use;


5.  construction of turn lanes;


6.  construction of bridges;


7.  construction of drainage and stormwater treatment facilities in conjunction with new roadway construction;


8.  purchase and installation of traffic signs and signals;


9.  construction of curbs, medians and shoulders;


10.  relocating utilities to accommodate new roadway construction;


11.  construction management and inspection;


12.  surveying and soils and material testing;


13.  construction of Accessways, bicycle facilities, Pedestrian Connections and Walkways;


14.  landscaping;


15.  bus pullouts, and transit shelters, fixed rail transit systems and appurtenances;


16.  demolition that is part of the construction of any of the improvements on this list;


17.  payment of principal and interest, necessary reserves and costs of issuance under any bonds or other indebtedness issued by the City to provide money to construct or acquire transportation facilities;


18.  direct costs of complying with the provisions of ORS 223.297 to 223.314, including the costs of developing system development charges methodologies and providing an annual accounting of system development charges expenditures.


B.  Money on deposit in the SDC Accounts shall not be used for:


1.  any expenditure that would be classified as a maintenance or repair expense; or


2.  costs associated with the construction of administrative office facilities that are more than an incidental part of other capital improvements; or


3.  costs associated with acquisition or maintenance of rolling stock.

Title 17 Public Improveme
Chapter 17.04 Definitions
Chapter 17.06 Administration of Public Works Permitting
Chapter 17.08 Local Improvement Procedure
Chapter 17.12 Assessments
Chapter 17.13 Parks and Recreation System Development Charge
Chapter 17.14 Financing Systems Development Charges
Chapter 17.15 Transportation System Development Charge
Chapter 17.16 General Provisions
Chapter 17.18 General Obligation Improvement Warrants
Chapter 17.19 Northwest Transportation Fund
Chapter 17.20 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.23 Special Traffic Control District
Chapter 17.24 Permits
Chapter 17.25 Sidewalk Cafes
Chapter 17.26 Sidewalk Vendors
Chapter 17.27 Structural Driveways
Chapter 17.28 Sidewalks, Curbs and Driveways
Chapter 17.30 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.32 Public Sewer and Drainage System Permits, Connections and Maintenance
Chapter 17.33 Required Public Sewer Connection
Chapter 17.34 Sanitary Discharges
Chapter 17.35 Septage Discharge
Chapter 17.36 Sewer User Charges
Chapter 17.37 Downspout Disconnection
Chapter 17.38 Drainage and Water Quality
Chapter 17.39 Storm System Discharges
Chapter 17.40 Protection of Public Right-of-Way
Chapter 17.41 Landslide Abatement
Chapter 17.42 Property Owner Responsibility for Streets
Chapter 17.44 Street Obstructions
Chapter 17.45 Advertising on Bus Benches
Chapter 17.46 Publication Boxes
Chapter 17.48 Moving Buildings
Chapter 17.52 Trees
Chapter 17.56 Public Utilitites
Chapter 17.60 Underground Wiring Districts
Chapter 17.64 Protection of City Owned Telecommunications Line and Equipment, Street Lighing and Traffic Signal Systems
Chapter 17.68 Street Lights
Chapter 17.72 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.76 Fuel Tanks
Chapter 17.80 Plats and Dedications
Chapter 17.82 Land Divisions
Chapter 17.84 Street Vacations
Chapter 17.88 Street Access
Chapter 17.92 Street Designation
Chapter 17.93 Renaming City Streets
Chapter 17.96 Surveys, Elevations and Monuments
Chapter 17.100 Remedies and Penalties
Chapter 17.102 Solid Waste & Recycling Collection
Chapter 17.103 Single-Use Plastic Checkout Bags
Chapter 17.104 Commercial Building Energy Performance Reporting