Columbia River Gorge

ORS 196.125
Buffer by regulation around Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area prohibited


(1)

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no state agency, special district or local government may exercise any regulatory power for the purpose of establishing a scenic buffer around the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Such regulatory powers include but are not limited to:

(a)

Exercising the power of eminent domain;

(b)

Establishing scenic easements; or

(c)

Adopting ordinances or land use plans that prohibit or limit the use of land.

(2)

As used in this section, “Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area” means that area designated in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act, P.L. 99-663. [1987 c.856 §7]

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Jun. 26, 2021