Oregon
Rule Rule 125-125-0520
Definitions for Development Standards Contained in Area Plans


As used in OAR Chapter 110, the following terms have the meanings indicated, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1)

"Agency" means any state officer, board, commission or department, or any division thereof, authorized by law to engage in capital construction or improvement projects in the areas described by ORS 276.028.

(2)

"Area Plan" means a plan setting policies and standards to guide development of a specific geographical area within the city of Salem.

(3)

"CPAB" means the Capital Projects Advisory Board.

(4)

"DAS Director" means the Director of the Department of Administrative Services or his/her designee.

(5)

"Department" means the Department of Administrative Services.

(6)

"Project" means expenditures for capital construction or for capital improvement and adoption or approval of area plans in the area described by ORS 276.028, and within the following limitations:

(a)

Capital Construction includes expenditures related to construction or remodeling of physical facilities with a project cost of $500,000 or more;

(b)

Capital Improvement includes expenditures related to construction or remodeling of physical facilities with a project cost of more than $5,000, but less than $500,000;

(c)

A project does not include:

(A)

Interior remodeling that does not substantially change the existing use of space to another use (e.g., office space, or space used by the public);

(B)

Repair or maintenance which does not substantially change the existing use of space, which does not add additional square footage to a building, and which does not change exterior building design;

(C)

Individual plantings within an established landscape plan that do not alter the overall plan concept.

(7)

Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (6)(c) of this rule, capital improvement or capital construction which includes interior remodeling or repair for the purpose of converting an existing use to a use relating to the housing of Correctional or Forensic Psychiatric Inmates shall be a "project" and shall require DAS Director review and approval.
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