(1) Upon compliance with ORS 307.162, the following property shall be exempt from taxation:
(a) All burial grounds, tombs and rights of burial, and all lands and the buildings thereon, not exceeding 30 acres, owned and actually occupied by any crematory association incorporated under the laws of this state, used for the sole purpose of a crematory and burial place to incinerate remains.
(b) All lands used or held exclusively for cemetery purposes, not exceeding 600 acres, owned and actually occupied by any cemetery association incorporated under the laws of this state.
(c) Any burial lots or space for burial of incinerate remains in buildings or grounds sold by a cemetery or crematory association which lots or space are used or held exclusively for burial purposes.
(d) Any buildings on land described in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection that are used to store machinery or equipment used exclusively for maintenance of burial grounds.
(e) Any personal property owned by a cemetery or crematory association incorporated under the laws of this state and used exclusively for cemetery or crematory association purposes.
(2) The statement required under ORS 307.162 shall be filed by the cemetery or crematory association that owns or sells the property described in subsection (1) of this section.
(3) Any property exclusively occupied and used as a family burial ground is exempt from ad valorem taxation. [Amended by 1987 c.756 §4; 1999 c.398 §7]Section: Previous 307.127 307.130 307.134 307.136 307.140 307.145 307.147 307.150 307.155 307.157 307.160 307.162 307.163 307.164 307.165 Next
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