Rules of the Road for Drivers

ORS 811.602
Disabled person parking permit

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(1)

A disabled person parking permit is a means of identifying vehicles being used to exercise the parking privileges described in ORS 811.635 (Privileges granted by disabled person parking permit other than program placard). The following are disabled person parking permits:

(a)

A special decal described in ORS 811.605 (Contents of individual placard or decal) issued by the Department of Transportation to be affixed to a golf cart or substantially similar vehicle;

(b)

An individual placard described in ORS 811.605 (Contents of individual placard or decal);

(c)

A program placard issued by the department under ORS 811.607 (Program placards);

(d)

A family placard issued by the department under ORS 811.609 (Family placards);

(e)

A foreign visitor placard issued by the department under ORS 811.611 (Foreign visitor placard);

(f)

A “Wheelchair User” placard or decal issued by the department under ORS 811.613 (Wheelchair User placard); and

(g)

An “Oregon Wounded Warrior” placard or decal issued by the department under ORS 811.616 (Oregon Wounded Warrior placard).

(2)

The department shall issue a disabled person parking permit in the form of a decal or individual placard to any person who submits an application that complies with ORS 811.604 (Application for disabled person parking permit). Nothing in this section prohibits the department from issuing a decal or individual placard to a person who has disabled veteran registration plates issued under ORS 805.100 (Disabled veterans) and who qualifies for the decal or placard.

(3)

Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the department may not issue more than one individual placard to an applicant. The department may issue a replacement placard upon receipt of proof satisfactory to the department that the original placard has been lost, mutilated or destroyed. The department may issue a temporary duplicate permit to a person who needs a duplicate permit for travel purposes. A temporary duplicate permit shall be valid for 30 days. The department shall adopt rules governing application for and issuance of temporary duplicate permits. Nothing in this subsection prohibits issuance of an individual placard to a person who has been issued a decal.

(4)

Permits issued under this section may be renewed by mail.

(5)

Permits for use on vehicles that are regularly used as part of a program for the transportation of persons with disabilities are issued as provided in ORS 811.607 (Program placards).

(6)

Except as provided in subsection (7) of this section, the department shall determine the form, size and content of any decal or placard issued under this section and shall adopt rules governing their issuance, display and use as necessary to carry out this section.

(7)

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the department may not require a decal or placard issued under this section to an individual or a family to contain any identifying information about the person to whom the decal or placard is issued, including any of the following:

(A)

Name;

(B)

Address;

(C)

Telephone number;

(D)

Social Security number;

(E)

Driver license number;

(F)

Golf cart driver permit number;

(G)

Identification card number;

(H)

Passport or visa number; or

(I)

Photograph.

(b)

The department may require a decal or placard issued under this section to an individual or a family to contain not more than four digits of the driver license or identification card number of the person to whom the decal or placard is issued. [1987 c.187 §7; 1989 c.243 §2; 1991 c.741 §1; 1993 c.751 §66; 1995 c.462 §1; 2001 c.827 §11; 2005 c.406 §1; 2007 c.70 §330; 2007 c.468 §5; 2018 c.69 §3; 2019 c.413 §1]
Note: The amendments to 811.602 (Disabled person parking permit) by section 2, chapter 413, Oregon Laws 2019, become operative July 6, 2020. See section 3, chapter 413, Oregon Laws 2019. The text that is operative on and after July 6, 2020, is set forth for the user’s convenience.
811.602 (Disabled person parking permit). (1) A disabled person parking permit is a means of identifying vehicles being used to exercise the parking privileges described in ORS 811.635 (Privileges granted by disabled person parking permit other than program placard). The following are disabled person parking permits:

(a)

A special decal described in ORS 811.605 (Contents of individual placard or decal) issued by the Department of Transportation to be affixed to a golf cart or substantially similar vehicle;

(b)

An individual placard described in ORS 811.605 (Contents of individual placard or decal);

(c)

A program placard issued by the department under ORS 811.607 (Program placards);

(d)

A family placard issued by the department under ORS 811.609 (Family placards);

(e)

A foreign visitor placard issued by the department under ORS 811.611 (Foreign visitor placard);

(f)

A “Wheelchair User” placard or decal issued by the department under ORS 811.613 (Wheelchair User placard); and

(g)

An “Oregon Wounded Warrior” placard or decal issued by the department under ORS 811.616 (Oregon Wounded Warrior placard).

(2)

The department shall issue a disabled person parking permit in the form of a decal or individual placard to any person who submits an application that complies with ORS 811.604 (Application for disabled person parking permit). Nothing in this section prohibits the department from issuing a decal or individual placard to a person who has disabled veteran registration plates issued under ORS 805.100 (Disabled veterans) and who qualifies for the decal or placard.

(3)

Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the department may not issue more than one individual placard to an applicant. The department may issue a replacement placard upon receipt of proof satisfactory to the department that the original placard has been lost, mutilated or destroyed. The department may issue a temporary duplicate permit to a person who needs a duplicate permit for travel purposes. A temporary duplicate permit shall be valid for 120 days. The department shall adopt rules governing application for and issuance of temporary duplicate permits. Nothing in this subsection prohibits issuance of an individual placard to a person who has been issued a decal.

(4)

Permits issued under this section may be renewed by mail.

(5)

Permits for use on vehicles that are regularly used as part of a program for the transportation of persons with disabilities are issued as provided in ORS 811.607 (Program placards).

(6)

Except as provided in subsection (7) of this section, the department shall determine the form, size and content of any decal or placard issued under this section and shall adopt rules governing their issuance, display and use as necessary to carry out this section.

(7)

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the department may not require a decal or placard issued under this section to an individual or a family to contain any identifying information about the person to whom the decal or placard is issued, including any of the following:

(A)

Name;

(B)

Address;

(C)

Telephone number;

(D)

Social Security number;

(E)

Driver license number;

(F)

Golf cart driver permit number;

(G)

Identification card number;

(H)

Passport or visa number; or

(I)

Photograph.

(b)

The department may require a decal or placard issued under this section to an individual or a family to contain not more than four digits of the driver license or identification card number of the person to whom the decal or placard is issued.
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See also annotations under ORS chapter 483 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

A party in violation of a motor vehicle statute is negligent as a matter of law unless he introduces evidence from which the trier of fact could find that he was acting as a reasonably prudent person under the circumstances. Barnum v. Williams, 264 Or 71, 504 P2d 122 (1972)

Law Review Citations

Under Former Similar Statute

10 WLJ 207 (1974)


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