Farm product processing facility
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(1) As used in this section:
(a) Biofuel has the meaning given that term in ORS 315.141 (Biomass production or collection).
(b) Facility for the processing of farm products means a facility for:
(A) Processing farm crops, including the production of biofuel, if at least one-quarter of the farm crops come from the farm operation containing the facility; or
(B) Slaughtering, processing or selling poultry or poultry products from the farm operation containing the facility and consistent with the licensing exemption for a person under ORS 603.038 (Licensing exemption for certain poultry processors) (2).
(c) Processing area means the floor area of a building dedicated to farm product processing. Processing area does not include the floor area designated for preparation, storage or other farm use.
(2) A county may allow a facility for the processing of farm products as a permitted use under ORS 215.213 (Uses permitted in exclusive farm use zones in counties that adopted marginal lands system prior to 1993) (1)(u) and ORS 215.283 (Uses permitted in exclusive farm use zones in nonmarginal lands counties) (1)(r) on land zoned for exclusive farm use, only if the facility:
(a) Uses less than 10,000 square feet for its processing area and complies with all applicable siting standards; or
(b) Notwithstanding any applicable siting standard, uses less than 2,500 square feet for its processing area.
(3) A county may not apply siting standards in a manner that prohibits the siting of a facility for the processing of farm products under subsection (2)(a) of this section. [2019 c.410 §2]
Note: 215.255 (Farm product processing facility) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 215 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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