2017 ORS 307.398¹
Irrigation equipment

(1) Center pivots, wheel lines or movable set lines are exempt from ad valorem property taxation.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) “Center pivot” means a piece of self-propelled machinery that rotates around a riser for the purpose of sprinkling a circular tract of land. “Center pivot” includes all of the component parts of the center pivot irrigation system that are ordinarily located above the ground on the land to be irrigated and that can be disconnected from the riser and moved to another point. A center pivot constitutes personal property.

(b) “Center pivot irrigation system” means an irrigation system that uses pumping stations and pipelines to convey water from its source to a riser to which a center pivot may be connected and used for sprinkling.

(c) “Riser” means a pipe located in the field to be irrigated that rises vertically through the surface of the ground. [2001 c.753 §17]

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.