2017 ORS 457.160¹
Exceptions to plan requirements for disaster areas

Notwithstanding any other provisions of ORS chapters 455 and 456 or this chapter and ORS 446.515 (Policy to encourage settlement of disputes) to 446.547 (Mobile home and manufactured dwelling park to establish informal dispute resolution procedure), where the governing body of a municipality certifies that an area is in need of redevelopment or rehabilitation as a result of a flood, fire, hurricane, earthquake, storm or other catastrophe respecting which the Governor has certified the need for disaster assistance under federal law, the governing body may declare a need for an urban renewal agency, if necessary, and may approve an urban renewal plan and an urban renewal project for such area without regard to the provisions requiring:

(1) That the urban renewal plan conform to the comprehensive plan and economic development plan, if any, for the municipality as a whole.

(2) That the urban renewal area be a blighted area. [1957 c.456 §15; 1979 c.621 §18; 1993 c.18 §114]

Chapter 457

Notes of Decisions

Provisions of this chapter creating urban renewal agencies, and pro­vi­sions of Housing Authorities Law, ORS 456.055 (General definitions for ORS 456.055 to 456.235) to 456.235 (Dissolution of housing authorities), are parallel statutory schemes, and thus identical pro­vi­sions in the two acts will be given same effect. Housing Authority of Lane County v. Board of Commissioners, 35 Or App 785, 582 P2d 844 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of urban renewal agency in selec­tion of projects and de­linea­tion of project boundaries, (1977) Vol 38, p 1062

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 457—Urban Renewal, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors457.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 457, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano457.­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.