Property of the state, counties and other municipal corporations
- • certain property of cities or public entities of other states
- • payments in lieu of taxes on city-owned electric utility property
(1) Except as provided by law, all property of the state and all public or corporate property used or intended for corporate purposes of the several counties, cities, towns, school districts, irrigation districts, drainage districts, ports, water districts, housing authorities and all other public or municipal corporations in this state, is exempt from taxation.
(2) Any city may agree with any school district to make payments in lieu of taxes on all property of the city located in any such school district, and which is exempt from taxation under subsection (1) of this section when such property is outside the boundaries of the city and owned, used or operated for the production, transmission, distribution or furnishing of electric power or energy or electric service for or to the public.
(3)(a) Notwithstanding ORS 308.505 (Definitions for ORS 308.505 to 308.665) to 308.665 (Railroad car exemption), the property described in paragraph (b) of this subsection is exempt from taxation if the owner of the property described in paragraph (b) of this subsection is a city or public entity of a state other than Oregon and the city or public entity does not own a fee title interest in any real property in Oregon.
(b) The property that is subject to exemption under paragraph (a) of this subsection is tangible or intangible property, property rights or property interests in or related to the Pacific Northwest AC Intertie, as referenced in a written capacity ownership agreement executed before November 4, 2005, between the United States Department of Energy and the city or public entity described in paragraph (a) of this subsection. [Amended by 1953 c.698 §7; 1957 c.649 §1; 1975 c.568 §1; 1977 c.673 §1; 1991 c.851 §2; 2005 c.832 §1]
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