2015 ORS 92.475¹
False or misleading advertising prohibited
  • liability

It shall be unlawful for any owner, subdivider, developer, series partitioner, agent or employee of such persons or other person, who with intent, directly or indirectly, to sell or lease subdivided or series partitioned lands or lots, parcels or interests therein, to authorize, use, direct or aid in the publication, distribution or circularization of any advertisement, radio broadcast or telecast concerning subdivided or series partitioned lands, which contains any statement, pictorial representation or sketch which is false or misleading. Nothing in this section shall be construed to hold the publisher or employee of any newspaper, any job printer, broadcaster or telecaster liable for any publication referred to in ORS 92.305 (Definitions for ORS 92.305 to 92.495) to 92.495 (Cease and desist order) unless the publisher, employee, printer, broadcaster or telecaster has actual knowledge of the falsity thereof or has an interest in the subdivided or series partitioned lands advertised or the sale thereof. [1974 c.1 §17; 1975 c.643 §12; 1983 c.570 §26]

Notes of Decisions

Parcel of land is subject to this law even though intersected by road. State v. Emmich, 34 Or App 945, 580 P2d 570 (1978)

Imposi­tion of greater sen­tence for viola­tion of Subdivision Control Law than those imposed for viola­tions of ORS 92.010 (Definitions for ORS 92.010 to 92.192) to 92.090 (Approval of subdivision plat names) and 92.100 (Approval of plat by city or county surveyor) to 92.160 (Notice to Real Estate Commissioner of receipt of subdivision plat) did not violate equal protec­tion. State v. Baker, 48 Or App 999, 618 P2d 997 (1980)

Seller of real prop­erty could not seek to void transac­tion as it was not within class of per­sons these pro­vi­sions seek to protect. Seal v. Polehn, 52 Or App 389, 628 P2d 746 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 293 (1979)

Chapter 92

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Standards county may impose for approval of private roads created in parti­tioning land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1230; effect of county zoning ordinances on approved subdivision plat, (1973) Vol 36, p 702; applica­tion of Fasano v. Bd. of County Commrs., decision, (1974) Vol 36, p 960

Law Review Cita­tions

10 WLJ 394-403 (1974)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 92—Subdivisions and Partitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors092.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 92, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano092.­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.