2017 ORS 307.841¹
Definitions for ORS 307.841 to 307.867

As used in ORS 307.841 (Definitions for ORS 307.841 to 307.867) to 307.867 (Termination of zone):

(1) “Construction” means the development of land and the construction of improvements to land, and may be further defined by the city or county that designated the vertical housing development zone under ORS 307.844 (Zone designation).

(2) “Displacement” means a situation in which a household is forced to move from its current residence due to conditions that affect the residence or the immediate surroundings of the residence and that:

(a) A reasonable person would consider to be beyond the household’s ability to prevent or control;

(b) Occur despite the household’s having met all previously imposed conditions of occupancy; and

(c) Make continued occupancy of the residence by the household unaffordable, hazardous or impossible.

(3) “Equalized floor” means the quotient determined under ORS 307.857 (Application for exemption) (4)(b).

(4) “Low income residential housing” means housing that is restricted to occupancy by persons or families whose income is no greater than 80 percent of area median income, adjusted for family size, as determined by the Housing and Community Services Department.

(5) “Nonresidential use” means any use that is not exclusively residential use.

(6) “Rehabilitation” means repair or replacement of improvements, including fixtures, or land developments, the cost of which equals at least 20 percent of the real market value of the improvements or land developments being repaired or replaced, and may be further defined by the city or county that designated the zone.

(7) “Vertical housing development project” or “project” means the construction or rehabilitation of a multiple-story building, or a group of buildings, including at least one multiple-story building, so that a portion of the project is to be used for nonresidential uses and a portion of the project is to be used for residential uses.

(8) “Vertical housing development zone” or “zone” means an area that has been designated a vertical housing development zone under ORS 307.844 (Zone designation). [Formerly 285C.450; 2015 c.507 §1; 2017 c.326 §1]

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.