2017 ORS 308A.403¹
Legislative intent

(1) The Legislative Assembly declares that the protection and preservation of the wildlife resources of this state ought to be encouraged by recognizing wildlife habitat conservation and management as a legitimate land use.

(2) The Legislative Assembly further declares that ORS 308A.403 (Legislative intent) to 308A.430 (Disqualification from special assessment) are intended to allow for the conservation and management of wildlife habitat.

(3) The Legislative Assembly recognizes that the integration of wildlife habitat conservation and management plans with generally accepted agricultural and forestry practices is an important element in exercising good land stewardship. [2003 c.539 §3]

(formerly 308.740 to 308.790)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Criteria to apply in classifying land as open space, (1972) Vol 35, p 1273; golf course as open space land, (1980) Vol 40, p 288

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 308A—Land Special Assessments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors308A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 308A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano308A.­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.