2007 ORS 308.275¹
Use of reproduction cost or prices and costs in determining assessed values

(1) The Department of Revenue shall prescribe a base in terms of the construction costs of a specified year for the computation of reproduction costs.

(2) If any county assessor uses reproduction costs as one of the means of determining the assessed value of real or personal property, the reproduction costs shall be computed on the basis of the construction costs of the year so specified by the Department of Revenue.

(3) If any county assessor uses the prices and costs prevailing in any year as a basis for determining assessed values for any classes of property, the prices and costs for the same year shall be applied uniformly in the assessment of all property of the same class in the county. [Amended by 1981 c.804 §43; 1985 c.613 §19; 1991 c.459 §106; 1997 c.541 §167]

Notes of Decisions

These sec­tions give county assessor duty and right to approve or disapprove applica­tion after determining whether land meets all statutory require­ments. Marriott v. Dept. of Rev., 4 OTR 508 (1971)

Chapter 308

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/­ors/­308.­html (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).
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.