Title 18

Community Development Code

Title 18 of the Tigard Municipal Code, also known as the Community Development Code, is designed to set forth the standards and procedures governing the development and use of land in Tigard and to implement the Tigard Comprehensive Plan.

All of the code chapters listed below are affected by two recently adopted ordinances that amend the Community Development Code: Ordinance 18-23 and Ordinance 18-28. Both ordinances are effective January 31, 2019.

For your convenience, here is the uncodified version of Title 18 in its entirety.

Please contact Associate Planner Schuyler Warren for information about Ordinance 18-23 at 503-718-2437 or and Senior Planner Susan P. Shanks for information about Ordinance 18-28 at 503-718-2454 or

Community Development Code

Codification is in progress for Title 18. For your convenience, here is the uncodified version of Title 18 in its entirety.

18.00 Introduction

18.10 Legal Framework
18.20 Administration and Enforcement
18.30 Definitions
18.40 Measurements
18.50 Nonconforming Circumstances
18.60 Use Categories

18.100 Base Zones
18.110 Residential Zones
18.120 Commercial Zones
18.130 Industrial Zones
18.140 Parks and Recreation Zone

18.200 Residential Development Standards
18.210 Residential General Provisions
18.220 Accessory Dwelling Units
18.230 Apartments
18.240 Cottage Clusters
18.250 Courtyard Units
18.260 Mobile Home Parks
18.270 Quads
18.280 Rowhouses
18.290 Single Detached Houses

18.300 Nonresidential Development Standards
18.310 Nonresidential General Provisions
18.320 Commercial Zone Development Standards
18.330 Industrial Zone Development Standards
18.340 Parks and Recreation Zone Development Standards

18.400 Supplemental Development Standards
18.410 Off-Street Parking and Loading
18.420 Landscaping and Screening
18.430 Marijuana Facilities
18.435 Signs
18.440 Temporary Uses
18.450 Wireless Communication Facilities

18.500 Special Designations
18.510 Sensitive Lands
18.520 Significant Tree Groves

18.600 Plan Districts
18.610 Plan Districts
18.620 Bridgeport Village Plan District
18.630 Durham Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility Plan District
18.640 River Terrace Plan District
18.650 Tigard Downtown Plan District
18.660 Tigard Triangle Plan District
18.670 Washington Square Regional Center Plan District

18.700 Land Use Applications and Review Types
18.710 Land Use Review Procedures
18.715 Adjustments
18.720 Annexations
18.730 Director Determinations
18.740 Conditional Uses
18.745 Extensions
18.750 Historic Resources
18.760 Home Occupations
18.765 Modifications
18.770 Planned Developments
18.780 Site Development Reviews
18.790 Text and Map Amendments

18.800 Land Divisions
18.810 Lot Line Adjustments and Lot Consolidations
18.820 Land Partitions
18.830 Subdivisions

18.900 Streets and Utilities
18.910 Improvement Standards
18.920 Access, Egress, and Circulation
18.930 Vision Clearance Areas

Administrative Rules

Municipal Code
Titles 1-17
Staff Contact
Carol Krager, City Recorder 

Recent Code Updates
Recent Code Updates (not yet codified)

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