Oregon Statutes - Chapter 276 - Public Facilities - Section 276.073 - Definitions for ORS 276.073 to 276.090.

As used in ORS 276.073 to 276.090, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Construction or alteration” does not include:

(a) Any construction, physical plant rehabilitation, improvement or remodeling project which has an estimated cost of less than $100,000.

(b) Indirect construction or alteration costs such as inspection fees, professional services, interest under construction, advertising, furnishings, soil testing, construction permits and legal fees.

(c) Remodeling or renovation projects in which more than 75 percent of the project cost represents improvements to mechanical systems.

(2) “Contracting agency” means any state agency authorized by law to enter into public contracts.

(3) “State building” does not include the following:

(a) Any correctional facility.

(b) Motor pools, heating plants, parking lots, maintenance sheds, highways, bridges, sewers, fishponds, fishways, service facilities at state parks and highway rest areas and similar nonarchitectural structures or improvements. [1977 c.848 §2; 1989 c.978 §1; 1995 c.732 §1]

Note: 276.073 to 276.090 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 276 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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