Order of abatement
- • cancellation
(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, if the existence of the nuisance is established in the action, an order of abatement shall be entered as part of the general judgment in the case.
(2) The order of abatement may direct the effectual closing of the premises, building or place against its use for any purpose, and so keeping it closed for a period of one year, unless sooner released. The court shall not include provisions for the closing of the premises under the provisions of this subsection unless that relief is specifically requested in the complaint.
(3) The court, if satisfied of an owner’s good faith, shall enter no order of abatement as to that owner if the court finds that the owner:
(a) Had no knowledge of the existence of the nuisance or has been making reasonable efforts to abate the nuisance;
(b) Has not been guilty of any contempt of court in the proceedings; and
(c) Will make best efforts to immediately abate any nuisance that may exist and prevent it from being a nuisance for a period of one year thereafter.
(4) Except for an order of abatement entered based on the manufacture of a controlled substance, if an order of abatement has been entered and an owner subsequently meets the requirements of this section, the order of abatement shall be canceled as to that owner.
(5) If the court enters an order under this section on the basis that the property was used for the manufacture of a controlled substance, the court shall send a copy of the order to the Director of the Oregon Health Authority. The director or the director’s designee shall declare the property to be an illegal drug manufacturing site for purposes of ORS 453.855 (Purpose) to 453.912 (Governmental immunity from liability). An order of the court under this section shall not be canceled until the director or the director’s designee determines the property to be fit for use. Upon determining the property to be fit for use, the director or designee shall notify the court, which shall cancel the abatement order. [1989 c.846 §7; 1997 c.769 §1; 1999 c.168 §3; 2003 c.576 §238; 2009 c.595 §65]
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