2017 ORS 307.118¹
Wastewater and sewage treatment facilities

Upon compliance with ORS 307.162 (Claiming exemption), the wastewater treatment facilities, sewage treatment facilities and all other property used for the purpose of wastewater treatment or sewage treatment, including the land underneath the facilities, shall be exempt from taxation if:

(1) Owned by a nonprofit corporation that was in existence as of January 1, 1997; and

(2) The nonprofit corporation’s only activities consist of operating wastewater treatment and sewage treatment facilities that were constructed and in operation as of January 1, 1997. [1997 c.485 §2]

Note: Sections 1 and 2, chapter 256, Oregon Laws 2001, provide:

Sec. 1. (1) Upon compliance with section 3, chapter 256, Oregon Laws 2001, land that is used both as a golf course and for the discharge of wastewater or sewage effluent is exempt from the ad valorem property taxes of taxing districts authorizing the exemption under section 4, chapter 256, Oregon Laws 2001, if:

(a) The land is owned by a municipality and leased by a nonprofit corporation that was in existence as of January 1, 1997; and

(b) The nonprofit corporation operates the golf course.

(2) Buildings or other improvements that are located on land that is exempt from ad valorem property taxes under subsection (1) of this section and that are used in the operation of the golf course or the discharge of wastewater or sewage effluent are exempt from ad valorem property taxes of the taxing districts that authorized the exemption under section 4, chapter 256, Oregon Laws 2001. [2001 c.256 §1; 2003 c.771 §1]

Sec. 2. (1) Section 1 (1), chapter 256, Oregon Laws 2001, applies to tax years beginning on or after July 1, 1998, and before July 1, 2021.

(2) Section 1 (2), chapter 256, Oregon Laws 2001, applies to tax years beginning on or after July 1, 1999, and before July 1, 2021. [2001 c.256 §2; 2003 c.771 §2]

Chapter 307

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of ad valorem and severance taxa­tion of logs destined for export, (1975) Vol 37, p 427; applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 388

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 307—Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors307.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 307, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano307.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.