2017 ORS 285C.551¹
Submission of plans, specifications and contract terms
  • preliminary certification
  • suspension or denial

(1) The Director of the Oregon Business Development Department may require the submission of plans, specifications and contract terms and after examination of the plans, specifications and terms, may request corrections and revisions.

(2) If the director determines that the proposed erection, construction, installation or acquisition is technically feasible and should operate in accordance with the representations made by the applicant, and is in accordance with the provisions of ORS 285C.540 (Definitions for ORS 285C.540 to 285C.559) to 285C.559 (Revocation of certificate) and any applicable rules or standards adopted by the director, the director shall issue a preliminary certificate approving the erection, construction, installation or acquisition of the facility. The certificate shall indicate the potential amount of tax credit allowable and shall list any conditions for claiming the credit.

(3) The director may issue an order altering, conditioning, suspending or denying preliminary certification if the director determines that:

(a) The erection, construction, installation or acquisition does not comply with the provisions of ORS 285C.540 (Definitions for ORS 285C.540 to 285C.559) to 285C.559 (Revocation of certificate) and applicable rules and standards;

(b) The applicant has previously received preliminary or final certification for the same costs;

(c) The applicant is unable to demonstrate that the facility would be economically viable without the allowance of additional credits under ORS 315.341 (Renewable energy resource equipment manufacturing facilities);

(d) The applicant was directly involved in an act for which the director has levied civil penalties or revoked, canceled or suspended any certification under ORS 285C.540 (Definitions for ORS 285C.540 to 285C.559) to 285C.559 (Revocation of certificate); or

(e) The applicant or the principal, director, officer, owner, majority shareholder or member of the applicant, or the manager of the applicant if the applicant is a limited liability company, is in arrears for payments owed to any government agency while in any capacity with direct or indirect control over a business. [2011 c.474 §10]

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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