2015 ORS 105.550¹
Definitions for ORS 105.550 to 105.600

As used in ORS 105.550 (Definitions for ORS 105.550 to 105.600) to 105.600 (ORS 105.550 to 105.600 not to limit authority of cities or counties to further restrict activities), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Of record" means:

(a) With regard to real property, that an owner’s interest is recorded in the public records provided for by Oregon statutes where the owner’s interest must be recorded to perfect a lien or security interest or provide constructive notice of the owner’s interest; or

(b) With regard to personal property, that an owner’s interest is recorded in the public records under any applicable state or federal law where the owner’s interest must be recorded to perfect a lien or security interest, or provide constructive notice of the owner’s interest.

(2) "Owner" means a person having any legal or equitable interest in property, including, but not limited to, a purchaser, lienholder or holder of any security interest in such property.

(3) "Place" or "property" includes, but is not limited to, any premises, room, house, building or structure or any separate part or portion thereof whether permanent or not or the ground itself or any conveyance or any part or portion thereof. [1989 c.846 §2; 1999 c.168 §6]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors 465.110 to 465.180)

As the state has valid interest in prohibiting illegal uses of prop­erty and proper safeguards exist, abate­ment pro­ceed­ings do not amount to an unconstitu­tional taking of prop­erty. State ex rel Haas v. Club Recrea­tion, 41 Or App 557, 599 P2d 1194 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

In General

Exemp­tion of nuisance laws from constitu­tional require­ment for pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Chapter 105

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Private process server in a forcible entry and detainer ac­tion, (1975) Vol 37, p 869


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 105—Property Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors105.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 105, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano105.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.