2017 ORS 480.445¹
Regulation of liquefied petroleum gas container or receptacle siting and installation

(1) The regulation of liquefied petroleum gas containers or receptacles by the State Fire Marshal pursuant to ORS 480.410 (Definition) to 480.460 (Disposition of fees) is not a program affecting land use under ORS 197.180 (State agency planning responsibilities).

(2) A local government may not regulate the siting, installation, maintenance or removal of a liquefied petroleum gas container or receptacle regulated by the State Fire Marshal pursuant to ORS 480.410 (Definition) to 480.460 (Disposition of fees), except as provided in subsection (3) of this section or ORS 480.450 (Notice of new installations) (7).

(3) A local government may:

(a) Regulate the siting and installation of a liquefied petroleum gas container or receptacle with a capacity of more than 1,200 gallons or a group of containers and receptacles with an aggregate capacity of more than 4,000 gallons to protect the public health and safety.

(b) Regulate the siting and installation of liquefied petroleum gas containers or receptacles in a flood plain regulated by local ordinance.

(c) Regulate the siting and installation of liquefied petroleum gas containers or receptacles that are not accessory to an authorized or authorizable land use.

(d) Prohibit the siting and installation of liquefied petroleum gas containers or receptacles of specified types or sizes in specific zones within an urban growth boundary to protect the public health and safety.

(e) Regulate, through the local government’s assistant to the State Fire Marshal as described in ORS 476.060 (Local officers and constables as assistants to State Fire Marshal), the placement of liquefied petroleum gas containers or receptacles for the purpose of fire prevention. [2005 c.88 §2; 2009 c.790 §8]

Note: 480.445 (Regulation of liquefied petroleum gas container or receptacle siting and installation) was added to and made a part of 480.410 (Definition) to 480.460 (Disposition of fees) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 480—Explosives; Flammable Materials; Pressure Vessels, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors480.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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