ORS 284.585¹
Assistance to local governments
  • site assessment methodology

In furtherance of the state economic development strategy developed under ORS 284.570 (Development of state economic development strategy), the Department of State Lands shall:

(1) Consistent with ORS 196.674 (Statewide Wetlands Inventory), focus wetlands inventories on areas described in the state economic development strategy. The department may provide grants and technical assistance to local governments to conduct the inventories.

(2) Develop a site assessment methodology for rapidly determining the capacity of a site for economic development. The methodology shall address site-specific impediments to development and any costs associated with compliance with ORS 196.800 (Definitions for ORS 196.600 to 196.905) to 196.900 (Schedule of civil penalties). [2003 c.800 §28]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 284—Organizations for Economic Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors284.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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