(1) As used in ORS 358.480 to 358.545:
(a) “Americans with Disabilities Act” means the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-336), as amended.
(b) “Commercial property” means real property used in a trade or business or held for the production of income, including multifamily residential rental property.
(c) “Preservation plan” means a written preservation, maintenance and rehabilitation proposal submitted by the owner with the application for classification and special assessment as historic property that has been approved by the State Historic Preservation Officer, or as amended and reapproved by the State Historic Preservation Officer, and that is in compliance with standards and guidelines for rehabilitation and rules adopted by the State Historic Preservation Officer.
(d) “Renovation plan” means a written proposal submitted by an owner of commercial property in connection with a reapplication for special assessment pursuant to ORS 358.540 (3) that is in compliance with rules adopted by the State Historic Preservation Officer for the submission and content of renovation plans.
(e) “Review committee” means the Historic Assessment Review Committee established under ORS 358.511.
(f) “Seismic improvement” means construction or other measures that improve the seismic performance or structural stability of property, or that reduce the potential for heavy structural damage to property in the event of an earthquake.
(g) “Standards and guidelines for rehabilitation” means the standards and guidelines, based on those developed by the United States Secretary of the Interior, adopted by the State Historic Preservation Officer to determine sufficiency of preservation plans, maintenance, alteration and construction for a specific property.
(2) Except as otherwise specifically provided, the definitions contained in this section apply to property first classified and assessed as historic property on or after July 1, 1996. [1995 c.693 §2; 2001 c.540 §3]Section: Previous 358.420 358.425 358.430 358.435 358.440 358.475 358.480 358.482 358.485 358.487 358.490 358.495 358.499 358.502 358.504 Next
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