Department of Land Conservation and Development
(2)The Department of Land Conservation and Development shall identify updates to the statewide land use planning program and local comprehensive plans and zoning codes that are needed in order to incorporate wildfire risk maps and minimize wildfire risk, including the appropriate levels of state and local resources necessary for effective implementation.
(3)Updates may include, but need not be limited to, provisions regarding sufficient defensible space, building codes, safe evacuation and development considerations in areas of extreme and high wildfire risk, allowing for regional differences.
(4)On or before October 1, 2022, the Department of Land Conservation and Development shall:
(a)Complete the updates.
(b)Report to a committee or interim committee of the Legislative Assembly related to wildfire, in the manner provided in ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature), to the State Wildfire Programs Director and to the Wildfire Programs Advisory Council on the updates. The report must include recommendations concerning the updates.
(5)As necessary to identify needed updates and develop the recommendations required by subsection (4)(b) of this section, the department may consult with the State Fire Marshal, the State Forestry Department, the Department of Consumer and Business Services and local governments. [2021 c.592 §11]
Section 197.075 — Department of Land Conservation and Development,
Law Review Citations
10 WLJ 415 (1974); 5 EL 719 (1975)