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Bill Title: Relating to housing; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires cities with population greater than 10,000 and counties with population greater than 15,000 to allow middle housing in lands zoned for single-family dwellings within urban growth boundary.
Requires Land Conservation and Development Commission to draft model code. Requires cities and counties to amend their comprehensive plan and land use regulations to conform with requirement by December 31, 2020, or to directly apply model code developed by commission. Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to amend Low-Rise Residential Dwelling Code to apply to low-rise middle housing and to amend State of Oregon Structural Specialty Code to not apply to low-rise middle housing. Allows attorney fees, beginning January 1, 2021, for prevailing applicant whose proposal to develop middle housing is denied. Prohibits conditioning approval of accessory dwelling unit within urban growth boundary on off-street parking availability or owner occupancy. Prohibits local governments from requiring system development charges to be paid by developer of middle housing before occupancy permit is issued. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Human Services and Housing
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