2007 ORS 308A.350¹
Definitions for ORS 308A.350 to 308A.383

As used in ORS 308A.350 (Definitions for ORS 308A.350 to 308A.383) to 308A.383 (Rules):

(1) "Owner" means the party or parties having the fee interest in land, except that where land is subject to a real estate sales contract, "owner" means the contract vendee under a recorded contract.

(2) "Department" means the State Department of Fish and Wildlife.

(3) "Designated riparian land" means the beds of streams, the adjacent vegetation communities, and the land thereunder, which are predominantly influenced by their association with water, not to extend more than 100 feet landward of the line of nonaquatic vegetation, which are privately owned and which qualify for exemption under ORS 308A.350 (Definitions for ORS 308A.350 to 308A.383) to 308A.383 (Rules).

(4) "Urban growth boundary" means an urban growth boundary contained in a city or county comprehensive plan that has been acknowledged by the Land Conservation and Development Commission pursuant to ORS 197.251 (Compliance acknowledgment) or an urban growth boundary that has been adopted by a metropolitan service district council under ORS 268.390 (Planning for activities and areas with metropolitan impact) (3). [Formerly 308.792]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Criteria to apply in classifying land as open space, (1972) Vol 35, p 1273; golf course as open space land, (1980) Vol 40, p 288

Notes of Decisions

The purpose of this legisla­tion is to defeat effect on bona fide farmer of increased assess­ments growing out of highest and best use require­ment. Hulburt v. Dept. of Rev., 4 OTR 475 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 308A—Land Special Assessments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­308a.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 308A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­308aano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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