2015 ORS 227.300¹
Use of eminent domain power to establish setback lines

The council or other governing body of any incorporated city, under an exercise of the power of eminent domain, may establish or alter building setback lines on private property adjacent to any alley, street, avenue, boulevard, highway, or other public way in such city in cases where the establishment of such setback lines is for street widening purposes, and in cases where the establishment of such setback lines affects buildings or structures existing at the time. The council or other governing body of the city shall pass and put into effect such ordinances as may be needed for the purpose of providing for a notice to and hearing of persons whose property is affected by such establishment. In case of the exercise of the power of eminent domain, provision shall be made for ascertaining and paying just compensation for any damages caused as the result of establishing such setback lines.

Law Review Cita­tions

10 WLJ 362, 385 (1974)

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.