ORS 634.057¹
State preemption of local pesticide regulation

No city, town, county or other political subdivision of this state shall adopt or enforce any ordinance, rule or regulation regarding pesticide sale or use, including but not limited to:

(1) Labeling;

(2) Registration;

(3) Notification of use;

(4) Advertising and marketing;

(5) Distribution;

(6) Applicator training and certification;

(7) Licensing;

(8) Transportation;

(9) Packaging;

(10) Storage;

(11) Disclosure of confidential information; or

(12) Product composition. [1996 c.10 §6 (enacted in lieu of 634.009)]

Notes of Decisions

Prohibi­tion against local laws "re­gard­ing . . . sale or use" of pest­i­cides is broadly construed to preempt any local regula­tion not within excep­tions provided by ORS 634.063 (Exceptions to state preemption of pesticide regulation). Advocates for Effective Regula­tion v. City of Eugene, 160 Or App 292, 981 P2d 368 (1999)

Chapter 634

See also annota­tions under ORS chapter 573 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County ac­tion to regulate pest­i­cides, (1980) Vol 41, p 21

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 634—Pesticide Control, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­634.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 634, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­634ano.­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.
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