2017 ORS 454.662¹
Variance fee
  • low income elderly exemption

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, each application for a variance submitted pursuant to ORS 454.657 (Variance from subsurface sewage disposal system rules or standards) must be accompanied by a fee, the amount of which shall be determined by a fee structure adopted by the Environmental Quality Commission as described in ORS 454.745 (Permit, service, report, variance and license fees). The moneys received are continuously appropriated to meet administrative expenses of the hearings and appeals.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, an applicant for a variance under this section is not required to pay the fee specified in subsection (1) of this section if, at the time of filing the application, the applicant:

(a) Is 65 years of age or older;

(b) Is a resident of this state; and

(c) Has an annual household income, as defined in ORS 311.666 (Definitions for ORS 311.666 to 311.701), of $15,000 or less. [1975 c.309 §4; 1979 c.591 §1; 1999 c.551 §7; 2015 c.348 §20]

Chapter 454

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment of journeyman plumbers to construct drain and sewerage lines, (1976) Vol 37, p 1404

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 454—Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors454.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 454, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano454.­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.