Oregon
Rule Rule 123-650-0066
Enterprise Zone Existence


(1)

On and after October 5, 2015, there is no statewide numerical limit on enterprise zone designations or re-designations under ORS 285C.065 (Designation of enterprise zone) and 285C.250 (Redesignation or designation of new zone following zone termination).

(2)

In addition, there are allowed:

(a)

Designations based on a federal enterprise zone directly under ORS 285C.085 (Federal enterprise zones); and

(b)

Reservation enterprise zones and reservation partnership zones, under ORS 285C.306 (Reservation enterprise zones and reservation partnership zones).

(3)

As of October 4, 2015, 68 enterprise zones were in existence by order of the Director in accordance with statutory provisions, as follow:

(a)

Eighteen under ORS 285C.065 (Designation of enterprise zone) and former ORS 285C.075 and 285C.080;

(b)

Forty-eight under ORS 285C.065 (Designation of enterprise zone) and 285C.250 (Redesignation or designation of new zone following zone termination) (one of which was initially designated under ORS 285C.085 (Federal enterprise zones));

(c)

None directly under ORS 285C.085 (Federal enterprise zones); and

(d)

Two reservation enterprise zones under ORS 285C.306 (Reservation enterprise zones and reservation partnership zones)(2).

(4)

Like enterprise zones described in section (1) or subsection (2)(a) of this rule, the 66 enumerated by subsections (3)(a) and (b) of this rule shall continue to exist and may be amended under ORS 285C.050 (Definitions for ORS 285C.050 to 285C.250) to 285C.250 (Redesignation or designation of new zone following zone termination) until terminating—and the local zone sponsor may re-designate them as otherwise allowed—before July 1, 2025, at which point such zones are disallowed under ORS 285C.255 (Sunset of enterprise zone program), as described in OAR 123-650-9100 (ZONE TERMINATION — Events and Timing)(4).
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