Oregon Statutes - Chapter 195 - Local Government Planning Coordination - Section 195.301 - Legislative findings.

(1) The Legislative Assembly finds that:

(a) In some situations, land use regulations unfairly burden particular property owners.

(b) To address these situations, it is necessary to amend Oregonís land use statutes to provide just compensation for unfair burdens caused by land use regulations.

(2) The purpose of ORS 195.305 to 195.336 and sections 5 to 11, chapter 424, Oregon Laws 2007, and the amendments to Ballot Measure 37 (2004) is to modify Ballot Measure 37 (2004) to ensure that Oregon law provides just compensation for unfair burdens while retaining Oregonís protections for farm and forest uses and the stateís water resources. [2007 c.424 §3]

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