2017 ORS 307.147¹
Senior services centers

(1) For purposes of this section:

(a) “Nonprofit corporation” means a corporation that:

(A) Is organized not for profit, pursuant to ORS chapter 65 or any predecessor of ORS chapter 65; or

(B) Is organized and operated as described under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code as defined in ORS 305.842 (Application of Internal Revenue Code to certain property tax laws).

(b) “Senior services center” means property that:

(A) Is owned or being purchased by a nonprofit corporation;

(B) Is actually and exclusively used to provide services and activities (including parking) primarily to or for persons over 50 years of age;

(C) Is open generally to all persons over 50 years of age;

(D) Is not used primarily for fund-raising activities; and

(E) Is not a residential or dwelling place.

(2) Upon compliance with ORS 307.162 (Claiming exemption), a senior services center is exempt from ad valorem property taxation. [1993 c.777 §2; 1997 c.541 §104; 1997 c.839 §44; 1999 c.90 §32; 2001 c.660 §27; 2003 c.77 §5; 2005 c.94 §31; 2005 c.832 §17; 2007 c.614 §5; 2008 c.45 §5; 2009 c.5 §15; 2009 c.909 §15; 2010 c.82 §15; 2011 c.7 §15; 2012 c.31 §15; 2013 c.377 §15; 2014 c.52 §17]

Notes of Decisions

Assessor Must Notify Owner of Property Which Would Otherwise Be Exempt Under These Sec­tions of Intent to Assess Taxes Against Such Property Only When

(1) prop­erty was treated as exempt in immediately preceding year and, (2) assessor contemplates assess­ment of prop­erty in current year because of change of ownership or use for which no applica­tion for exemp­tion has been made. Worrell v. Dept. of Rev., 7 OTR 128 (1977)

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.