Small Scale Local Energy Projects

ORS 470.685
Recording liens

  • foreclosure of liens
  • attorney fees and costs


The State Department of Energy or a sustainable energy project manager may act on behalf of the Director of the State Department of Energy for the purpose of recording a lien in favor of the director as required by ORS 470.170 (Security for loan) (3) against property benefited by an energy efficiency and sustainable technology loan.


A lien described in this section attaches to the property and is perfected upon recording in the county deed records.


In an action to foreclose a lien created under this section, the court shall include in the lien amount all costs for filing and recording the lien. The court shall award a prevailing party in the foreclosure action reasonable attorney fees and costs. [2009 c.753 §37]
Chapter 470

Notes of Decisions

There is nothing in this chapter which requires the Department of Energy or its director to recover loans or withhold future loan installments for the purpose of compelling compliance by the borrower with the wage and employment conditions of state law. State ex rel Building Council v. Bureau of Labor, 61 Or App 22, 656 P2d 325 (1982), Sup Ct review denied


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