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Upcoming and Recent Changes to Code
Ordinance No. 190381 has two effective dates:
Directive b is effective April 30, 2021: Amend Titles 8, 15, 17, 21, and 30 of the Portland City Code, as shown in Exhibit B, Shelter to Housing Continuum Recommended Draft Volume Three—As-Amended, dated April 2021, but excluding the amendments to Subsection 17.14.070 H. Note: Directive b changes updated online May 4, 2021.
Directive c is effective August 1, 2021: Amend Title 29 and Subsection 17.14.070 H. of the Portland City Code as shown in Exhibit B, Shelter to Housing Continuum Recommended Draft Volume Three—As-Amended, dated April 2021. Note: Directive c changes will be posted online around August 1, 2021.
Ordinance No. 190093 directive h. Amend Title 30, Affordable Housing Preservation and Portland Renter Protections, of the Municipal Code of the City of Portland, as shown in Exhibit B, Residential Infill Project, As-Amended Draft, dated July 2020 is in effective 8/1/2021.