2015 ORS 227.170¹
Hearing procedure
  • rules

(1) The city council shall prescribe one or more procedures for the conduct of hearings on permits and zone changes.

(2) The city council shall prescribe one or more rules stating that all decisions made by the council on permits and zone changes will be based on factual information, including adopted comprehensive plans and land use regulations. [1973 c.739 §8; 1975 c.767 §7; 1997 c.452 §3]

Notes of Decisions

The city council's approval of the condi­tional use permit was invalid for failure to comply with the pro­ce­dures it was re­quired to articulate prior to the con­duct of a process of this sort. Adam v. City of Scappoose, 27 Or App 219, 555 P2d 809 (1976)

Notes of Decisions

References to applica­tion for permits and zone changes do not prevent use of quasi-judicial pro­ceed­ing in other types of land use decisions. Depart­ment of Transporta­tion v. City of Mosier, 161 Or App 252, 984 P2d 351 (1999)

Law Review Cita­tions

10 WLJ 395 (1974); 68 OLR 1005 (1989)

Chapter 227

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Fasano v. Bd. of County Commrs., applica­tion to city governing bodies and planning com­mis­sions, (1974) Vol 36, p 960


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 227—City Planning and Zoning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors227.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 227, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano227.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.