2017 ORS 285C.070¹
Election to permit hotels, motels or destination resorts as eligible business firms
  • procedures
  • election revocation

(1) The governing body of a city or county that is designating an enterprise zone under ORS 285C.065 (Designation of enterprise zone) or 285C.250 (Redesignation or designation of new zone following zone termination) may elect to permit a business firm operating a hotel, motel or destination resort to be an eligible business firm with respect to those operations.

(2) The election must be made at the time the zone is designated or any time thereafter and before the expiration of six months following the date the zone is designated.

(3) The election shall be made by a resolution adopted by the city or county governing body. In order for the election to be effective, the resolution must be submitted to the Oregon Business Development Department and acknowledged by the department.

(4)(a) If more than one city or county is to be the sponsor, the resolution making the election may restrict the area in which a hotel, motel or destination resort may be located in order for the firm to be an eligible business firm with respect to those operations.

(b) The resolution making the restriction described in paragraph (a) of this subsection may only restrict the area of the zone in which a hotel, motel or destination resort may be located to that area of the zone that is located:

(A) Within the boundaries of one or more cities in favor of hotel, motel and destination resort exemption, if the county is not in favor of hotel, motel and destination resort exemption;

(B) Within the unincorporated territory of a county in favor of hotel, motel and destination resort exemption, if one or more cities are not in favor of hotel, motel and destination resort exemption; or

(C) Within the shared territory of a city and county in favor of hotel, motel and destination resort exemption and the unincorporated territory of the county, if one or more other cities are not in favor of hotel, motel and destination resort exemption.

(c) If a restriction is made under this subsection, the restriction may be modified at any time within six months of the date the zone is designated, but may not be modified at any time thereafter.

(5) The sponsor may by resolution revoke an election made under this section. If an election is revoked, the sponsor may not make another election under this section. [2003 c.662 §17; 2015 c.648 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285C—Economic Development Iii, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285C.­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.
 
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