ORS 805.300¹
Farm vehicle registration
  • general requirements
  • fees

Any farmer who is the owner of a motor vehicle may apply to the Department of Transportation for and, upon payment of appropriate fees, may receive farm vehicle registration described in this section to operate the vehicle. Farm vehicle registration is subject to the following as described:

(1) Application is as provided under ORS 805.320 (Application for registration).

(2) Qualification is as provided under ORS 805.310 (Qualifications for registration).

(3) The fees are as provided under ORS 803.420 (Registration fees).

(4) The registration period is as provided under ORS 803.415 (Registration periods for vehicles).

(5) Once registered under a farm vehicle registration, a vehicle may be used only for purposes described under ORS 805.390 (Permitted uses of farm-registered vehicles). Violation of limits imposed on use is punishable as provided under ORS 805.350 (Violation of farm registration limits).

(6) Vehicles are exempt from or subject to regulation under ORS chapter 825 as provided in ORS 825.024 (Applicability to farm vehicles).

(7) Transfer is subject to ORS 805.340 (Effect of sale of vehicle).

(8) The registration may be canceled as provided under ORS 805.380 (Department investigation). [1983 c.338 §766; 1985 c.16 §366; 1989 c.723 §15; 1993 c.741 §135; 1993 c.751 §109]

Notes of Decisions

Fuel tax alternative to weight-mile tax for farm vehicles does not violate Commerce Clause of United States Constitu­tion. American Trucking Assns., Inc. v. State of Oregon, 193 Or App 185, 90 P3d 15 (2004), aff'd 339 Or 554, 124 P3d 1210 (2005)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 805—Special Registration Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors805.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 805, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­805ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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