ORS 307.818¹
Beach access sites
  • claim procedures

(1) Upon compliance with subsection (2) of this section, the portion of real property owned by a private individual or organization that is subject to an easement for public beach access shall be exempt from taxation if:

(a) The property is designated as a beach access site for free and open use by the public and the easement contains or is accompanied by a description of the property that conforms with the requirements of ORS 93.600 (Description of real property for purposes of recordation) and allows the county assessor to locate the boundaries of and otherwise identify the property;

(b) The easement and legal description are recorded in the records of the county recording officer and a copy of the recorded easement and the property description is filed in the office of the county assessor; and

(c) The beach access site is free and open to the public permanently and continually throughout the year and is of sufficient size to accommodate parking for at least three automobiles.

(2) On or before April 1 preceding the first tax year for which exemption under subsection (1) of this section is desired, the owner shall file a claim for exemption with the county assessor, except that if the property becomes qualified for the exemption after March 1 but before July 1, the claim shall be filed within 30 days after the property qualified for the exemption. [1999 c.872 §4]

Chapter 307

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of ad valorem and severance taxa­tion of logs destined for export, (1975) Vol 37, p 427; applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 388

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 307—Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors307.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 307, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­307ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information