2017 ORS 307.618¹
City or county findings required for approval

The city or county may approve an application filed under ORS 307.615 (City or county to provide application forms) if the city or county finds that:

(1) In the case of the construction, addition or conversion of multiple-unit housing:

(a) The owner has agreed to include in the construction, addition or conversion as a part of the multiple-unit housing one or more design or public benefit elements as specified by the city or the county, including but not limited to commercial uses of a portion of the multiple-unit housing structure, open spaces, parks and recreational facilities, common meeting rooms, child care facilities, transit amenities and transit or pedestrian design elements.

(b) The proposed construction, addition or conversion project is or will be, at the time of completion, in conformance with all local plans and planning regulations, including special or district-wide plans developed and adopted pursuant to ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227, that are applicable at the time the application is approved.

(2) In the case of housing that is or becomes subject to a low income housing assistance contract with an agency or subdivision of this state or the United States, it is important to the community to preserve or establish the housing as low income housing and it is probable that the housing would not be produced, be established or remain as low income housing without the exemption being granted.

(3) The owner has complied with all standards and guidelines adopted by cities or counties pursuant to ORS 307.606 (Exemption limited to tax levy of city or county that adopts ORS 307.600 to 307.637) (4). [Formerly 307.650; 2011 c.266 §3]

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.