Or. Admin. R. 660-012-0012 - Effective Dates and Transition

(1) The rules in this division adopted on July 21, 2022, and amendments to rules in this division adopted on that date, are effective August 17, 2022, except as provided in this rule.
(2) A city or county subject to the requirements as provided in OAR 660-012-0100 may make interim updates to the local transportation system plan using requirements as provided in OAR 660-012-0015 if the city or county:
(a) Has submitted notice of the proposed change to the comprehensive plan to the department as provided in OAR 660-018-0020 no later than December 31, 2022; or
(b) The interim update is not a major transportation system plan update as provided in OAR 660-012-0105, and the city or county has submitted notice of the proposed change to the comprehensive plan to the department as provided in OAR 660-018-0020 no later than June 30, 2027. Interim updates must comply with applicable requirements in this division within the scope of the transportation system plan amendment but need not bring the entire transportation system plan in compliance with all applicable regulations.
(3) Cities, counties, or Metro may choose to propose alternative dates in lieu of the effective dates or deadlines in section (4) of this rule.
(a) A submitted proposal for alternative dates shall include:
(A) A description of any work already underway to begin complying with the new or amended requirements of this division;
(B) Proposed dates for accomplishing requirements in lieu of effective dates or deadlines provided in this rule; and
(C) A schedule for updating local transportation system plans to comply with new or amended requirements of this division.
(b) Proposed alternative dates must demonstrate consistent progress toward meeting the updated requirements of this division. Proposed alternative dates must include at least some work implemented by December 31, 2023. Proposed alternative dates must include completion of all elements included in the alternative dates, except for a major update to the transportation system plan, by June 30, 2027.
(c) Proposed alternative dates should be designed to sequence work in a logical progression, considering acknowledged plans, other work, and the work of other jurisdictions within the metropolitan area. Cities and counties in a metropolitan area may submit joint proposed alternative dates for a metropolitan area.
(d) Proposed alternative dates may not be submitted to the department after January 31, 2023.
(e) Local governments in regions required to submit a work program as provided in OAR 660-044-0015 may submit a single combined work program that proposes alternative dates as provided in this rule and meets the requirements as provided in OAR 660-044-0100. Notwithstanding subsection (d), the combined work program must be submitted by the date provided in OAR 660-044-0015.
(f) The director shall review the proposed alternative dates to determine whether the proposed alternative dates meet the following criteria:
(A) Ensures urgent action;
(B) Coordinates actions across jurisdictions within the metropolitan area;
(C) Coordinates with work required as provided in OAR 660-044-0100;
(D) Sequences elements into a logical progression; and
(E) Considers availability of funding and other resources to complete the work.
(g) Upon the director finding the proposed alternative dates meet the criteria in (f), the alternative dates shall be used.
(h) The director may modify alternative dates at any time as necessary to achieve the purposes of this division.
(4) The dates in this section apply unless alternative dates are approved by the director as provided in section (3).
(a) Cities outside the Portland Metropolitan Area with a population over 5,000 in the urban area, and counties outside the Portland Metropolitan Area with an unincorporated population over 5,000 in the urban area, must adopt a major transportation system plan update as provided in OAR 660-012-0105 by December 31, 2029.
(b) The provisions of OAR 660-012-0215 requiring the adoption of multiple transportation performance standards take effect on June 30, 2025.
(c) A city or county that is subject to the requirements of OAR 660-012-0310 shall adopt land use requirements for climate-friendly areas and a climate-friendly comprehensive plan element as provided in OAR 660-012-0315 by December 31, 2024.
(d) Metro shall amend the urban growth management functional plan in conjunction with its next growth management analysis under ORS 197.296 and no later than December 31, 2024, to require local government adoption of Region 2040 centers and land use regulations as described in the acknowledged urban growth management functional plan. Within the Metro urban growth boundary, a county with planning jurisdiction in unincorporated areas provided with urban water, sanitary sewer, stormwater, and transportation services, or a city shall comply with the adopted requirements of the urban growth management functional plan by December 31, 2025.
(e) Cities and counties shall adopt land use regulations to meet the requirements of OAR 660-012-0330 no later than the date of adoption of a major transportation system plan update as provided in OAR 660-012-0105.
(f) Cities and counties shall adopt comprehensive plan amendments and land use regulations meeting requirements provided in OAR 660-012-0400, OAR 660-012-0405, and OAR 660-012-0415 through OAR 660-012-0450 no later than June 30, 2023, except as provided below. If a city or county has not done so, it may not apply parking mandates after that date.
(A) Cities and counties that pass population thresholds in OAR 660-012-0400, OAR 660-012-0415, or OAR 660-012-0450 must adopt comprehensive plan amendments and land use regulations meeting requirements within 12 months of passing those population thresholds.
(B) If cities and counties adopt an approach in OAR 660-012-0445, policies must take effect no later than June 30, 2023.
(C) Cities and counties adopting an approach in OAR 660-012-0435 shall do so concurrently with adoption of any climate-friendly area under OAR 660-012-0315.
(g) Cities choosing to report on the share of on-street parking spaces that are priced as provided in OAR 660-012-0450(1)(b) must:
(A) Demonstrate at least five percent of on-street parking spaces are priced by September 30, 2023; and
(B) Demonstrate at least 10 percent of on-street parking spaces are priced by September 30, 2025.
(5) The following dates may not be adjusted through proposed alternative dates as provided in section (3):
(a) The provisions of OAR 660-012-0210 take effect June 30, 2024.
(b) A city or county that is subject to the requirements of OAR 660-012-0310 shall submit a study of climate-friendly areas as provided in OAR 660-012-0315(4) and (5) by December 31, 2023.
(c) The provisions of OAR 660-012-0310(4)(a) and (b) take effect June 30, 2023.
(d) Cities shall implement the requirements for electric vehicle charging as provided in OAR 660-012-0410 no later than March 31, 2023.
(e) Cities and counties shall implement the requirements of OAR 660-012-0430 and 660-012-0440 when reviewing development applications submitted after December 31, 2022.
(6) Cities and counties with voter-approved bond-funded projects where the election occurred before January 1, 2022 may use approved bond funding as a factor when prioritizing projects in an unconstrained project list as provided in OAR 660-012-0170(4).
(7) The first reporting year for the reporting requirements provided in OAR 660-012-0900 is 2023, with reports due no later than May 31, 2024.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 660-012-0012
LCDD 2-2022, temporary amend filed 06/01/2022, effective 6/1/2022 through 11/27/2022; LCDD 3-2022, adopt filed 08/17/2022, effective 8/17/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 197.040

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 197.712, ORS 197.296 & ORS 455.417

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