2011 ORS § 836.630¹
Siting of new airports to comply with land use laws
  • limitation on rules

(1) Nothing in ORS 836.600 (Policy) to 836.625 (Application to airport uses of land use limitations in farm use zones) shall be interpreted to allow the siting of a new airport except as provided in ORS chapters 197 and 215 and in conformance with all applicable land use regulations and ordinances.

(2) The Oregon Department of Aviation shall propose and the Land Conservation and Development Commission shall adopt rules under ORS 836.616 (Rules for airport uses and activities) and 836.619 (State compatibility and safety standards for land uses near airports) that are no more restrictive than the commission determines necessary to effect the policy established in ORS 836.600 (Policy).

(3) The provisions of ORS 836.600 (Policy) to 836.630 (Siting of new airports to comply with land use laws) and any rules established hereunder shall be liberally construed to further the policy established in ORS 836.600 (Policy). [1995 c.285 §8; 1997 c.859 §12]