2015 ORS 467.133¹
Exemption from action for nuisance on basis of noise caused by shooting range

The owner, operator or lessee of a rifle, pistol, silhouette, skeet, trap, blackpowder or other shooting range in this state shall not be subject to any action for nuisance and no court in this state shall enjoin the use or operation of such shooting range on the basis of noise or noise pollution so long as:

(1) The allegation results from the normal and accepted activity on the shooting range;

(2) The owner, operator or lessee complied with any applicable noise control law or ordinance existing at the time construction of the shooting range began or no noise control law or ordinance was then existing; and

(3) The allegation results from activity occurring between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. or conducted for law enforcement training purposes. [1996 c.8 §8 (enacted in lieu of 467.132)]

Note: See note under 467.131 (Exemption from civil or criminal liability based on noise or noise pollution from shooting range).

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.