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3.15.060 Revenue Bureau.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 185568 and Resolution No. 36939 (approved at November 6, 2012 election); effective December 5, 2012.)


A.  The Revenue Bureau shall be supervised by a Director who shall report to the CAO.  The Revenue Bureau consists of the divisions of Business Solutions, License and Tax, Operations, Regulatory and the Office for Community Technology.  The Revenue Bureau is responsible for collecting a wide variety of City revenues and fees, and maintaining and improving the systems that collect them.  The responsibilities of the Bureau shall include, but are not limited to:


1.  Manage all billing and collection software used by the Revenue Bureau including, but not limited to, maintenance, defect troubleshooting, problem resolution, development, enhancements and upgrades.


2.  Support end users in diagnosing and resolving system problems.


3.  Conduct business and system process improvements.


4.  Manage, enforce and collect business license taxes.


5.  Manage, enforce and collect transient lodging taxes.


6.  Manage, enforce and collect the Arts Education and Access Income Tax.


7.  Manage and enforce all regulatory programs formerly the responsibility of the Bureau of Licenses, including the authority to enact administrative rules and regulations.


8.  Manage and collect assessments and liens formerly the responsibility of the Auditor’s Office.


9.  Perform business management functions including mail processing, receipting and distribution; and perform overall financial accounting of bureau revenues.


10.  Audit functions including thePortlandarea business license tax returns, transient lodging taxes and internal systems and processes, as well as other special audits as deemed necessary.


11.  In consultation with the requesting bureau, recommend systems for new revenue or fee collection services.


12.  Manage funds as assigned.


13.  Manage, administer and enforce such responsibilities as are assigned to the Office for Community Technology by City Code or the Council, and


14.  Perform such other duties as may be required by ordinance or by the City Council, or which are necessary to implement the purposes of this Chapter.


B.  To the extent any other provision of the Portland City Code conflicts with this Section 3.15.060, this section shall control.

Title 3
Chapter 3.02 Council Organization and Procedure
Chapter 3.04 Subpoena Powers
Chapter 3.05 City Auditor's Audit Services Division
Chapter 3.06 Departments, Bureaus and Divisions Generally
Chapter 3.08 Treasurer
Chapter 3.10 Office of City Attorney
Chapter 3.12 Bureau of Transportation
Chapter 3.13 Bureau of Environmental Services
Chapter 3.15 Office of Management and Finance
Chapter 3.16 City Budget Office
Chapter 3.18 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.20 Bureau of Police
Chapter 3.21 City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division
Chapter 3.22 Portland Fire & Rescue
Chapter 3.24 Portland Water Bureau
Chapter 3.26 Bureau of Parks
Chapter 3.27 Portland Parks and Recreation Board
Chapter 3.28 Bureau of Health
Chapter 3.30 Bureau of Development Services
Chapter 3.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.33 Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Chapter 3.34 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.36 Portland Housing Bureau
Chapter 3.38 Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC)
Chapter 3.40 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.46 Bureau of Insect Control
Chapter 3.52 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.53 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.54 Loss Control and Prevention
Chapter 3.57 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.58 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.60 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.62 Boxing Commission
Chapter 3.64 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.66 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.67 Performing Arts Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.68 Formal Japanese Garden Commission
Chapter 3.70 Pittock Mansion Advisory Commission
Chapter 3.71 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.72 Committee on Claims
Chapter 3.74 Oaths of Office
Chapter 3.76 Public Records
Chapter 3.77 Office of the Ombudsman
Chapter 3.78 Acquisition of County Property for Park Purposes
Chapter 3.80 Special Permits
Chapter 3.82 Officer and Employee Bonds
Chapter 3.84 City Owned Motor Vehicle Accident Reports
Chapter 3.86 Golf Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.88 Investment Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.90 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.92 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.94 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.95 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.96 Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Chapter 3.98 Towing Board of Review
Chapter 3.99 Fair Wage Policies
Chapter 3.100 Equal Opportunity
Chapter 3.101 Property Tax Exemption for Low Income Housing Held by Charitable Non-Profit Organizations
Chapter 3.102 Property Tax Exemption for New Construction of Single-Unit Housing in Homebuyer Opportunity Areas
Chapter 3.103 Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development
Chapter 3.104 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.105 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.106 Exposition-Recreation Commission
Chapter 3.107 Water Quality Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.110 Bureau of Hydroelectric Power
Chapter 3.111 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.112 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.114 Office for Community Technology
Chapter 3.115 Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
Chapter 3.116 Waterways Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.120 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.122 Economic Improvement Districts
Chapter 3.123 Portland Utility Review Board
Chapter 3.124 Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
Chapter 3.125 Disaster Policy Council
Chapter 3.126 Emergency Management Steering Committee
Chapter 3.127 Bureau of Portland Fire and Police Disability and Retirement
Chapter 3.128 Office of Equity and Human Rights
Chapter 3.129 Human Rights Commission