2007 ORS 308A.365¹
Duration of exemption
  • change in use
  • withdrawal at request of owner

(1) When land has once been designated as riparian under ORS 308A.350 (Definitions for ORS 308A.350 to 308A.383) to 308A.383 (Rules), it shall remain under that designation and it shall not be applied to any use other than those specifically included in the management plan or consistent with the intent of ORS 308A.350 (Definitions for ORS 308A.350 to 308A.383) to 308A.383 (Rules) unless withdrawn from designation as provided in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) During any year after designation, notice of request for withdrawal may be given by the owner to the county assessor or assessors of the county or counties in which the land is situated. The county assessor or assessors, as the case may be, shall withdraw such land from designation as riparian and shall immediately give written notice of the withdrawal to the State Department of Fish and Wildlife. [Formerly 308.797]

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).
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.