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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Impact Fees in effect

In response to a recommendation in the City's recently adopted comprehensive plan, Portland's Plan, the Department of Planning & Urban Development, in collaboration with the Department of Public Works and the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Facil...

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Order 98-18/19 City Code Amendments
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Short Term Rental Amendments Effective

The short term rental amendment requires additional documentation from owners and tenants who are registering their primary residence; requires certification that renting a unit as a short term rental is not prohibited by any condo or homeowners' associat...

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Order 99-18/19 City Code Amendments
Posted on: November 14, 2018

New Portland City Code Chapter 8 Waterfront Development Growth Area

As part of the legal framework for the Tax Increment Financing District covering the Portland Waterfront, Portland City Code Article XV. Waterfront Capital Improvement and Economic Redevelopment Zone and Ordinance has been moved.  It has also bee...

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Order 80-18/19 City Code Amendments
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Retail Stores, and Testing, Manufacturing, and Grow Facilities

Beginning October 1, 2018, 2018, the moratorium for medical marijuana manufacturing facilities, medical marijuana retail stores and medical marijuana testing facilities continues until December 13, 2018. The moratorium for medical marijuana grow facilitie...

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Order 69-18/19 City Code Amendments
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Rental Housing Advisory Committee restructured

The committee will no longer be asked to send a report to the City Council's Housing Committee.  It will instead focus on sending the council subcommittee recommendations for changes to the city housing policies, and on forwarding educational opp...

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Order 32-18/19 City Code Amendments
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Tenants receive notice on filing of Disorderly House Complaints

The Police Department requested this amendment of the disorderly house ordinance to provide notice to tenants when the enforcement of the disorderly house ordinance against the landlord may impact the interests of the tenants. Providing notice will ensure...

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Order 271-17/18 City Code Amendments
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Affordable Housing Requirements updated

The approved amendments to Division 30 Affordable Housing include a fractional fee-in-lieu payment when units are provided on site, removal of the sunset provision, and housekeeping revisions to clarify the language.

Order 247-17/18 City Code Amendments