Subdivisions and Partitions

ORS 92.103
Notice to district of tentative plan


Prior to approving a tentative plan for a proposed plat of a proposed subdivision or partition that is subject to review under ORS 92.044 (Adoption of standards and procedures governing approval of plats and plans), and that is located in whole or in part within the boundaries, an easement or a right of way of an irrigation district, drainage district, water control district or water improvement district, a city or a county shall submit notice of the tentative plan to the district.


Within 15 days of receiving notice under subsection (1) of this section, the district may submit to the city or the county a statement containing any information or recommended conditions for approval of the tentative plan for the proposed plat relating to:


The structural integrity of irrigation facilities;


District water supply;


Public safety;


Potential liabilities of the district; or


Other potential exposures to the district.


The district shall base the information and recommended conditions of approval included in the statement described in subsection (2) of this section on rules and regulations adopted by the district.


The city or the county may include the conditions for approval described in subsection (2) of this section in the final decision approving the tentative plan of the proposed plat. [2017 c.357 §2]
Note: 92.103 (Notice to district of tentative plan) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 92 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 92.010 to 92.190

Notes of Decisions

Due process standards applicable to land use decisions apply to administration of subdivision ordinance. Bienz v. City of Dayton, 29 Or App 761, 566 P2d 904 (1977), Sup Ct review denied

Due process requirements for granting of variances are identical regardless of whether variance is area variance or use variance. Bienz v. City of Dayton, 29 Or App 761, 566 P2d 904 (1977), Sup Ct review denied

Approval of tentative plan under subdivision ordinance is final order reviewable in writ of review proceeding. Bienz v. City of Dayton, 29 Or App 761, 566 P2d 904 (1977), Sup Ct review denied

Modification of sought-after approval of tentative plan must be treated same procedurally as initial application. Bienz v. City of Dayton, 29 Or App 761, 566 P2d 904 (1977), Sup Ct review denied

Owner of parcel unlawfully conveyed without having been partitioned could not unilaterally seek to partition parcel from remainder of original property remaining in separate ownership. Kilian v. City of West Linn, 88 Or App 242, 744 P2d 1314 (1987)

Under statutes in effect in 1981, partitioning of land parcel had effect of vacating previous lot lines unless partition map indicates continued existence of partitioned lots. Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Development Co. v. Polk County, 246 Or App 548, 267 P3d 855 (2011)

Law Review Citations

10 WLJ 398, 399 (1974)

Chapter 92

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Standards county may impose for approval of private roads created in partitioning land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1230; effect of county zoning ordinances on approved subdivision plat, (1973) Vol 36, p 702; application of Fasano v. Bd. of County Commrs., decision, (1974) Vol 36, p 960

Law Review Citations

10 WLJ 394-403 (1974)


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