ORS 418.960¹
City and county siting of child-caring facilities
  • applications
  • denial procedure
  • proof of facility qualifications

(1) Each city and county may adopt a procedure which will provide opportunities for the siting of child-caring facilities within its jurisdiction including the siting of such facilities in single-family residential zones. The procedure shall specify all conditions the requirements of which must be satisfied for the approval of an application for the siting of a child-caring facility, including any applicable zoning or land use restrictions.

(2) If a city or county denies an application for the siting of a child-caring facility, it shall make formal findings under the provisions of the procedure adopted under subsection (1) of this section.

(3) Denial of an application for the siting of a child-caring facility by an agency, board or commission of a city or county may be appealed to the governing body of the city or county.

(4) A city or county shall not require, under the procedure established under this section, independent satisfaction of conditions that have been required by the state for certification of the child-caring facility, unless, in the case of the particular facility, the city or county finds:

(a) That circumstances have changed;

(b) That additional information about those conditions is necessary; or

(c) That review of such conditions is necessary to respond to the residents of the jurisdiction.

(5) Upon request, an agency applying for certification of a child-caring facility shall supply the city or county with a copy of the agency’s application for state certification of the facility. [1979 c.597 §3]

Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought ac­tion under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging viola­tion of federal civil rights after defendant Children's Services Division employees removed plaintiffs' child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investiga­tion, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children's Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 418—Child Welfare Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors418.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­418ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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