2017 ORS 307.547¹
Determination of eligibility
  • notice to county assessor

(1) Within 30 days of the filing of an application under ORS 307.545 (Application for exemption), the governing body shall determine whether the applicant qualifies for the exemption granted under ORS 307.540 (Definitions for ORS 307.540 to 307.548) to 307.548 (Termination of exemption).

(2)(a) If the governing body determines that the applicant qualifies, the governing body shall certify to the assessor of the county where the real property is located, as set forth in ORS 307.512 (Filing deadline for certain housing-related exemption and special assessment programs), that all or a portion of the property is exempt from taxation under the levy of the certifying governing body.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, the governing body may send the certification required under this subsection on or before the deadline specified in ORS 307.512 (Filing deadline for certain housing-related exemption and special assessment programs), or as promptly as practicable after making the determination under subsection (1) of this section, whichever is later.

(3) Upon receipt of certification sent pursuant to subsection (2) of this section, the county assessor shall exempt the property from taxation to the extent certified by the governing body. [1985 c.660 §5; 2013 c.193 §8; 2015 c.310 §10]

Note: See first note under 307.540 (Definitions for ORS 307.540 to 307.548).

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.