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City of Portland and Measure 49

Information about the City of Portland and Measure 49 eligible claims.

Eligible claims under Measure 49

  • New claims may be filed against the City for land use regulations passed after January 1, 2007 which "restrict" the residential use and reduce the fair market value of the properties. Industrial, commercial and billboard claims are no longer eligible.
  • Measure 49 Claims must be filed within five years of passage of the challenged land use regulation.
  • Claimants must submit an appraisal meeting the requirements of Measure 49 proving that the regulation reduced the fair market value of the property.
  • Read the full text of Measure 49

Unincorporated Multnomah County claims

Unincorporated Multnohmah Co. claims for sites in Unincorporated Multnomah County will not be accepted by the City and must be submitted directly to Multnomah County. 

Measure 49 additional information and handouts 


Land Use Services

Development Services

phone number503-823-7526

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. Please leave a message with the address and your questions.

Matt Wickstrom

Development Services