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HB 4090 - Reducing Restrictions on Urban Development - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (31-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Reducing Restrictions on Urban Development

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an increase in urban services for development near cities, effective immediately.

  • Authorizes a land owner within the urban growth boundary of an urban service district to connect to the service district (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the land owner to connect to the services of another provider if the current provider is unwilling or unable to provide services (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes service providers to charge the land owners for costs associated with connecting and delivering urban services (Sec. 2).    
  • Authorizes a city or district that provides an urban service to annex the new territory by resolution or ordinance without approval by voters (Sec. 4a & 4b).
  • Defines “urban service” as including, but not limited to, the following services (Sec.3):
    • Sanitary;
    • Water;
    • Fire Protection; and
    • Streets, roads and mass transit.
  • Requires a city that has annexed an area comprising part of a service district to provide the services previously provided by the district (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reducing Restrictions on Urban Development



  • Matthew 'Matt' Wand (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
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