ORS 836.095¹
Approval criteria and conditions

(1) The Oregon Department of Aviation shall with reasonable dispatch grant approval of a proposed airport site if it is satisfied that the site is adequate for the proposed airport, that such proposed airport, if constructed or established, will conform to minimum standards of safety and that safe air traffic patterns could be worked out for such proposed airport and for all existing airport and approved airport sites in its vicinity. In determining whether an airport site is adequate for a proposed airport, the department shall evaluate all of the following aspects of the site:

(a) All real property devoted to or to be used in connection with any aviation activity at the proposed airport.

(b) The location of the airport in relation to any surrounding topography, trees or structures that could affect the safety of the airport.

(c) The location and configuration of the proposed airport’s runways and operation areas in relation to those of existing and approved airports or airport sites in the vicinity that could affect the safety of aircraft operating from the proposed airport, or from other airports.

(2) An approval of a proposed airport site may be granted under this section subject to any reasonable conditions which the department may deem necessary to effectuate the purposes of ORS 836.085 (Approval of airport sites) to 836.120 (Unlicensed airport operation prohibited), and shall remain in effect, unless sooner revoked by the department, until a license for an airport located on the approved site has been issued pursuant to ORS 836.105 (Licensing of airports). [Formerly 492.190]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of abandon­ment of airport, (1975) Vol 37, p 665

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 836—Airports and Landing Fields, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors836.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 836, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­836ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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