2015 ORS § 467.035¹

Determination of exempt noise emission sources
  • rules

(1) In addition to the powers of the Environmental Quality Commission described in ORS 467.060 (Variances), the commission by rule may exempt a class of activity within a category of noise emission sources from the application of a rule establishing maximum permissible levels of noise emission for that category of noise emission sources.

(2) In determining whether to grant an exemption pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, the commission shall consider:

(a) Protection of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of this state;

(b) Feasibility and cost of noise abatement; and

(c) Past, present and projected patterns of land use and such state and local laws and regulations as are applicable thereto. [1977 c.511 §3]

Chapter 467

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State antipollu­tion regula­tions applicable to mining activities in wilderness areas in na­tional parks, (1972) Vol 35, p 1042; power of depart­ment to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Cita­tions

10 WLJ 205, 206 (1974)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 467—Noise Control, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors467.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 467, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano467.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.