ORS 308.142¹
"Property" and "property tax account" defined

For purposes of determining whether the assessed value of property exceeds the property’s maximum assessed value permitted under section 11, Article XI of the Oregon Constitution:

(1) "Property" means:

(a) All property included within a single property tax account; or

(b) In the case of property that is centrally assessed under ORS 308.505 (Definitions for ORS 308.505 to 308.665) to 308.665 (Railroad car exemption), the total statewide value of all property assessed to a company or utility that is subject to ORS 308.505 (Definitions for ORS 308.505 to 308.665) to 308.665 (Railroad car exemption).

(2) "Property tax account" means the administrative division of property for purposes of listing on the assessment roll under ORS 308.215 (Contents of assessment roll) for the tax year for which maximum assessed value is being determined or, in the case of a private railcar company, the administrative division provided under ORS 308.640 (Assessment and taxation of personal property of small private railcar companies). [1997 c.541 §7; 1999 c.223 §7]

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Notes of Decisions

Programs administered by Depart­ment of Revenue that allow preferential assess­ment for farm and forestland are not "programs affecting land use" and are not subject to require­ment of statewide goal and local comprehensive plan compliance under ORS 197.180 (State agency planning responsibilities). Springer v. LCDC, 111 Or App 262, 826 P2d 54 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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 308—Assessment of Property for Taxation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors308.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 308, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­308ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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