- park model recreational vehicles
(1)As used in this section:
(a)“Mobile home park” has the meaning given that term in ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446.003 to 446.200 and 446.225 to 446.285 and ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227).
(b)“Park model recreational vehicle” means a recreational vehicle, as defined in ORS 174.101 (“Manufactured structure,” “recreational vehicle” defined), that:
(A)Is designed for use as temporary living quarters;
(B)Is built on a single chassis mounted on wheels;
(C)Has a gross trailer area that does not exceed 400 square feet;
(D)Is more than eight and one-half feet wide;
(E)Complies with any manufacturing standards that the Director of Transportation recognizes as being in widespread use and applicable to park model recreational vehicles; and
(F)Meets any other requirements imposed by the director by rule.
(2)The Department of Transportation, by rule, may provide for optional titling under ORS 803.035 (Optional titling) for:
(a)Park model recreational vehicles; and
(b)Vehicles that no longer meet the definition of park model recreational vehicle, but that:
(A)As originally manufactured, met the definition of park model recreational vehicle; and
(B)Were first used as living quarters on or before January 1, 2021.
(3)The department may not issue a registration for a park model recreational vehicle or former park model recreational vehicle.
(4)The department may require an applicant for optional titling to:
(a)Provide a manufacturer certificate or other information the department deems adequate for ensuring that the vehicle was constructed in compliance with manufacturing standards described in subsection (1)(b)(E) of this section; and
(b)Attest that the vehicle:
(A)Is not permanently affixed to land for use as a permanent dwelling; or
(B)Is located within a mobile home park.
(5)Titles issued under subsection (2)(b) of this section are for the purpose of facilitating the documentation of ownership and sales of park model recreational vehicles. In issuing a title, the department does not make any claims about the suitability, fitness, safety, quality or lawfulness of the vehicle’s use as living quarters or for transportation and does not assume liability for the vehicle’s use for any purpose. [2019 c.585 §2; 2019 c.585 §2a; 2021 c.157 §1]
Section 803.036 — Optional titling; park model recreational vehicles; rules,