Highway Beautification

ORS 377.630
Removing junkyard from restricted area


(1)

Where a junkyard is in existence on June 30, 1967, less than 1,000 feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way line of the Interstate System or federal-aid primary system, is not in a zoned industrial area, and cannot be effectively screened as provided in ORS 377.625 (Screening junkyard located in restricted area) (1), then the Department of Transportation may secure such interests in land as may be necessary to relocate, remove or dispose of the junkyard and may pay for the cost of relocation, removal or disposal thereof, as set forth in ORS 377.640 (Acquisition of land necessary to screen or relocate junkyards).

(2)

Where a junkyard is in existence less than 1,000 feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way line and visible from the main traveled way of any state highway which becomes a part of the Interstate System or federal-aid primary system and is not in a zoned industrial area, the junkyard may be screened as provided in subsection (1) of this section or may be relocated, removed or disposed of by the department after the portion of the state highway involved becomes a part of the Interstate System or the federal-aid primary system, as provided in subsection (1) of this section.

(3)

Where a junkyard is in existence on June 30, 1967, less than 1,000 feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way line of any state highway other than the Interstate System or federal-aid primary system, is not in a zoned industrial area, and cannot be effectively screened as provided in ORS 377.625 (Screening junkyard located in restricted area) (2), then the department may, in its discretion, secure such interests in lands as may be necessary to relocate, remove or dispose of the junkyard. [1967 c.590 §7; 1979 c.210 §3]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Term "zoned industrial" used in federal and Oregon law as including areas zoned for industrial use though not specifically so labeled, (1977) Vol 38, p 1433


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