ORS 285C.235¹
Authority of county assessor
  • authority of sponsor

(1) The county assessor is at all times authorized to demand reports by registered or certified mail from owners or lessees of qualified property concerning the use of the qualified property and the employment status of the qualified business firm for purposes of ORS 285C.050 (Definitions for ORS 285C.050 to 285C.250) to 285C.250 (Designation of new zone following zone termination). If, after 60 days’ notice in writing by registered or certified mail, the owner or lessee fails to comply with this demand, the assessor may disqualify the property under ORS 285C.240 (Disqualification), giving written notice of the disqualification to the Department of Revenue and the owner or lessee of the qualified property.

(2) The assessor is under no obligation to verify compliance by a qualified business firm with requirements imposed on the firm by the sponsor under ORS 285C.150 (Conditions required by sponsor for authorization), 285C.155 (Minimum employment and other requirements for authorization), 285C.160 (Agreement between firm and sponsor for additional period of exemption) or 285C.205 (Effect of productivity increases on qualification of certain firms).

(3) The sponsor of an enterprise zone may initiate procedures in order to verify compliance by qualified business firms with requirements imposed under ORS 285C.050 (Definitions for ORS 285C.050 to 285C.250) to 285C.250 (Designation of new zone following zone termination). The procedures may include written requests to the assessor by the local zone manager or an executive official of the sponsor that the assessor exercise authority under this section for a particular qualified business firm. [2003 c.662 §45]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285C—Economic Development III, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors285C.­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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