Changes to Charter, Code, and Policies

Displaying 1 - 20 of 249 upcoming or effective changes to code, charter, or policy.
Change Type Description Effective
Measure 26-228 Charter Change

Certify abstract of votes cast, candidates elected, and proclaim Measure 26-228 approved at the Municipal Non-Partisan General Election held on November 8, 2022.

View all Measure 26-228 Charter amendments

Ordinance 191461 Code Change

Amend Council Organization and Procedures Code to align with the amended City Charter approved by voters in Portland Measure 26-228 (replace Code Chapter 3.02)

Ordinance 191552 Code Change

Amend Elections Code to align with the amended City Charter approved by voters in Portland Measure 26-228 (amend Code Chapters 2.02, 2.04, and 2.14)

Ordinance 191605 (Exhibit B) Code Change

Amend Arts Education and Access Income Tax Code to update net revenue distribution (amend Code Chapter 5.73)

Ordinance 191641 Code Change

Amend Title 15 Emergency Code to align with the amended City Charter approved by voters in Portland Measure 26-228 (replace Code Title 15)

Ordinance 191740 (Exhibit B) Code Change

Amend Administration Code to reflect Charter reform (replace Code Chapter 3.06)

Ordinance 191478 (Exhibit B) Code Change

Amend Flood Hazard Areas Code to comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency National Flood Insurance Program requirements and modify compensatory excavation and removal requirements (amend Code Chapter 24.50)

0215.00 Member Performance Evaluation Police Directive First Universal Review

The Bureau is reposting this Directive for first universal review, as the last review process in 2021 was never completed.

0630.25 Cadet Program Police Directive First Universal Review

The Bureau is reposting this Directive for first universal review, as the last review process in 2022 was never completed.

1501.00, Field Training and Evaluation Program Police Directive Second Universal Review

This directive is in its second universal review. Principal changes include updating job titles and definitions, referencing applicable Standard Operating Procedures, clarifying current procedures and reorganizing the procedural section.

0210.70 Secondary Employment Police Directive Second Universal Review

The directive has been updated to improve the process for selecting and administering Secondary Employment contracts, with an emphasis of making decisions equitably and to make best use of city resources. 

0210.80 Extra Employment Police Directive Second Universal Review

The directive is being revised to provide clearer guidance to members about secondary employment. 

0640.50 Traffic Crash Investigations Police Directive Second Universal Review

This directive has been revised to reflect changes to Oregon Crash Reporting Procedures, as well as the capacity of the Traffic Divsion to investigate Hit and Run Crashes. 

0630.61 Stolen Vehicles Police Directive Pending Enactment

This directive has been updated to create more flexibility for officers to recover stolen vehicles when faced with potential hazards, and additional documentation requirements for contacting vehicle owners. 

0825.00 Protection Orders and Domestic Violence Cases Police Directive Pending Enactment

This directive has been revised to reflect changes to the Bureau's organizational structure and clarify the requirements of officers performing domestic violence investigations. 

1500.00 Training Police Directive Pending Enactment

The Bureau will implement revised Directive 1500.00 on 7/5/2024. The updated directive clarifies certain Training Division staff roles and some existing procedures regarding assessing member training needs and evaluating training, and also includes new requirements for the Training Division's review of potential training curricula. 

210.22 Managment Leave Guidelines Police Directive Pending Enactment

The Bureau made minor changes to align with current business practice and removed the section that addressed timekeeping and incorporated it into Directive 0210.30, Timekeeping including Overtime. Moving all timekeeping-related procedures to Directive 0210.30 helped make this directive more concise and clearer. The Bureau retitled this Directive, Management Leave Guidelines, to align with these changes. 

210.30 Timekeeping (Including OT) Police Directive Pending Enactment

The Bureau revised the directive to align with current business practices, to update language used across directives and to improve the organization and flow of the procedure section, as identified by BSD managers.

0218.00 Honor Guard/Highland Guard Police Directive Second Universal Review

This directive is in its second universal review. Primary changes were organizational and grammatical in nature. Other minor changes were made to reflect current roles and process related to overtime.

Ordinance 191537 Code Change

Replace Sewer User Charges Code to streamline and align with rate study recommendations (replace Code Chapter 17.36)