2013 ORS § 197.772¹
Consent for designation as historic property

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a local government shall allow a property owner to refuse to consent to any form of historic property designation at any point during the designation process. Such refusal to consent shall remove the property from any form of consideration for historic property designation under ORS 358.480 (Definitions for ORS 358.480 to 358.545) to 358.545 (Rules) or other law except for consideration or nomination to the National Register of Historic Places pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.).

(2) No permit for the demolition or modification of property removed from consideration for historic property designation under subsection (1) of this section shall be issued during the 120-day period following the date of the property owners refusal to consent.

(3) A local government shall allow a property owner to remove from the property a historic property designation that was imposed on the property by the local government. [1995 c.693 §21; 2001 c.540 §19]