2015 ORS § 451.555¹
Districts formed to provide comprehensive planning services
  • adoption of land use plans
  • advisory committees

(1) County service districts for the purpose of providing comprehensive planning for land use and public facilities for a district in the county may be formed in the manner provided by ORS 451.410 (Definitions for ORS 451.410 to 451.610) to 451.610 (Advisory committee for emergency communications system) for establishing county service districts for other purposes.

(2) A district formed to provide comprehensive planning may, in accordance with ORS chapter 215, adopt comprehensive plans for land use and public facilities within the district. The district shall be subject to ORS 451.120 (Master plans for development of service facilities) to 451.140 (Powers of county court under ORS 451.110 to 451.140), 451.485 (Governing body of district) and 451.550 (Powers of district under ORS 451.410 to 451.610) to 451.560 (Agreements for cooperative financing of service facilities or for use, lease or joint operation of service facilities). The activities of the district may be financed by any method authorized by ORS 451.490 (Methods of financing service facilities) and 451.520 (Assessments to be entered on lien docket) to 451.547 (Tax levies authorized). Plans adopted by the district may be enforced as provided by ORS 451.130 (Conformity to master plan).

(3) The district governing body shall appoint an advisory committee of not less than 11 members who are electors resident in the district or owners of land in the district. The committee shall advise the governing body in carrying out the provisions of this section. It shall meet with the governing body at the times and places determined by the committee and governing body jointly. [1971 c.674 §4; 1993 c.792 §26]