(1) Land subject to a wildlife habitat conservation and management plan shall be inspected by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife periodically to ensure that the land is managed in accordance with the plan. If the plan is not being implemented as approved, the department shall notify the landowner and require compliance measures to be taken within six months. If the plan is still not being implemented as required by the department at the end of the six-month period, the department shall notify the county assessor that the plan is not being implemented as approved.
(2) The county assessor shall disqualify the land from wildlife habitat special assessment upon:
(a) Notice from the department as described in subsection (1) of this section;
(b) Notice of request by the landowner for withdrawal of the land from wildlife habitat special assessment;
(c) Sale or transfer to an ownership making the land exempt from ad valorem property taxation;
(d) The land qualifying for another special assessment listed in ORS 308A.703 (1); or
(e) The act of recording a subdivision plat under ORS chapter 92.
(3) If, pursuant to subsection (2)(e) of this section, the county assessor disqualifies land for wildlife habitat special assessment upon the act of recording a subdivision plat, the land may requalify for wildlife habitat special assessment upon:
(a) Payment of all additional tax and interest that remains due and owing as a result of the disqualification;
(b) Compliance with ORS 308A.403 to 308A.430; and
(c) Submission of an application for wildlife habitat special assessment under ORS 308A.424 and approval of the application by the county assessor.
(4) Upon disqualification, additional taxes shall be determined as provided in ORS 308A.700 to 308A.733. [2003 c.539 §10]Section: Previous 308A.409 308A.412 308A.415 308A.418 308A.421 308A.424 308A.427 308A.430 308A.450 308A.453 308A.456 308A.459 308A.462 308A.465 308A.700 Next
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