2017 ORS 105.425¹
Definitions for ORS 105.420 to 105.445 and 105.455

As used in ORS 105.420 (Findings) to 105.445 (Effect on purchase money security interest of lien for unpaid abatement expenses) and 105.455 (Short title):

(1) “Abatement” means the removal or correction of any condition at a property including demolition that violates the provisions of any duly enacted building or housing code, as well as the making of such other improvements or corrections as are needed to effect the rehabilitation of the property or structure, but not including the closing or physical securing of the structure.

(2) “Building code” or “housing code” means any law, ordinance or governmental regulation concerning habitability or the construction, maintenance, operation, occupancy, use or appearance of any property.

(3) “Governing body” means the city council, board of commissioners, county court or other managing board of a municipality or county.

(4) “Interested party” means any person or entity that possesses any legal or equitable interest of record in the property, including but not limited to the holder of any lien or encumbrance of record on the property.

(5) “Property” means real property and all improvements thereon including edifices, structures, buildings, unit or part thereof used or intended to be used for residential purposes including single-family, duplex, multifamily structures and mixed-use structures which have one or more residential units. [1989 c.649 §3]

Chapter 105

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 105—Property Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors105.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 105, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano105.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.