2017 ORS 280.420¹
Eligibility of projects for financing
  • standards
  • ordinance for applications

Prior to exercising any power granted by ORS 280.410 (Definitions for ORS 280.410 to 280.485) to 280.485 (Effect of ORS 280.410 to 280.485 on powers of city) the governing body of a city shall:

(1) Adopt by ordinance standards to determine the eligibility of economic development projects. In determining such standards, the governing body shall consider all relevant data without giving priority to one factor over others. The governing body may consider but is not limited to the following:

(a) Density of use and potential impact in the area affected by the proposed project;

(b) City’s ability to support other needed services resulting from economic development projects;

(c) Effect of economic development projects on balanced economic development of the city;

(d) Employment opportunities; and

(e) Suitability of various areas in the city for particular types of economic development projects.

(2) Adopt by ordinance procedures for the acceptance and processing of applications for consideration of the eligibility of economic development projects. The ordinance shall state what city officers shall receive such applications and shall provide for the content of any application form. [1977 c.772 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 280—Financing of Local Public Projects and Improvements; City and County Economic Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors280.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.