2007 ORS 308A.360¹
City and county authorization required for exemption of riparian land within city and urban growth boundary

(1) Land located within the boundaries of a city and an urban growth boundary is exempt from the ad valorem property taxes of the city and county in which the land is located if:

(a) The governing bodies of the city and the county in which the land is located have both adopted ordinances or resolutions:

(A) Permitting the designation of land as riparian land; and

(B) If possible, describing how the city or county will provide technical assistance to landowners preparing riparian management plans pursuant to ORS 308A.359 (Standards and criteria for exemption) and will monitor landowner compliance with approved plans; and

(b) The land qualifies for designation and exemption as riparian land under ORS 308A.350 (Definitions for ORS 308A.350 to 308A.383) to 308A.383 (Rules).

(2) Copies of the authorizing ordinances or resolutions must be given to the county assessor and to the State Department of Fish and Wildlife. [2001 c.925 §6]

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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