Additional Issues with Boundary Changes
(1)Usable land described in section (2) of this rule must comprise:
(a)At least 25 percent of what is added (except as specially allowed by the Department); and
(b)None of what is removed (except in the case of a concurrent boundary change or re-/designation that would presently place such land in another enterprise zone).
(2)Usable land for purposes of section (1) of this rule includes sites with qualities respective to eligible business firms under ORS 285C.130 (Duties of county assessor), such as being:
(a)Zoned outright for uses germane to such firms consistent with an acknowledged comprehensive land use plan or expected amendments to the plan;
(b)Free of serious impediments to development and use due to cultural or environmental concerns or regulations;
(c)Served or realistically serviceable with infrastructure, road access, utilities and so forth that are at least potentially adequate for such firms’ operations; and
(d)Vacant or physically available for substantial new business occupancy, expansions or improvements.
(7)Neither such a change nor any comparable procedure allows a sponsoring city, port or county government, to:
(a)Make hotel/resort businesses eligible unless such firms are eligible in the zone already, even in the case of a new city or county cosponsor that is joining the zone; or
(b)Renounce, rescind or terminate its existing sponsorship and inclusion in the zone, which is possible only by termination of the entire zone under ORS 285C.245 (Termination) or by dissolution of the jurisdiction.
Rule 123-650-4600 — Additional Issues with Boundary Changes,