Highway Beautification

ORS 377.757
Requirements for signs authorized by ORS 377.756

  • payment of cost of sign


(1)

A sign authorized by ORS 377.756 (Permits for signs erected by city or unincorporated community) shall not exceed 48 square feet in size and may not have a vertical or horizontal dimension of more than eight feet. Nothing in this subsection affects size requirements for signs of a governmental unit that are authorized under ORS 377.735 (Exemptions from sign permit requirements).

(2)

Signs erected pursuant to ORS 377.756 (Permits for signs erected by city or unincorporated community) to 377.758 (Notification by federal authorities of illegal sign) shall be kept in good repair and shall be clean and attractive.

(3)

A county may require an unincorporated community authorized to erect a sign under ORS 377.756 (Permits for signs erected by city or unincorporated community) to 377.758 (Notification by federal authorities of illegal sign) to pay for the cost of erecting and maintaining the sign.

(4)

If a city or county obtains a permit under ORS 377.756 (Permits for signs erected by city or unincorporated community) for a nonprofit or civic organization, the city or county may require the organization to pay the cost of erecting and maintaining the sign.

(5)

Signs erected pursuant to ORS 377.756 (Permits for signs erected by city or unincorporated community) to 377.758 (Notification by federal authorities of illegal sign) shall conform to the provisions of ORS 377.720 (Prohibited signs). [1987 c.631 §§3,4]
§§ 377.700 to 377.840

Notes of Decisions

Exclusion of on-premises signs from regulation as outdoor advertising signs is not content-based discrimination against noncommercial speech. Outdoor Media Dimensions, Inc. v. State of Oregon, 150 Or App 106, 945 P2d 614 (1997), aff'd 331 Or 634, 20 P3d 180 (2001)

Imposition of content-neutral regulatory requirements does not infringe on protected speech. Outdoor Media Dimensions v. Department of Transportation, 340 Or 275, 132 P3d 5 (2006)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

City and county "police power" for removal of billboards and signs; compensation or amortization period, (1974) Vol 36, p 1145


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Jun. 26, 2021