The Commission considers public opinion
when it evaluates establishing or relocating a retail liquor store. The
Commission seeks public opinion by:
Posting a public notice at the proposed location and at the existing location,
if any; and
(b) Providing a written
notice to any residence, business, pre-elementary, elementary or secondary
school, house of worship or alcoholic treatment facility within a minimum of a
500 foot radius of the proposed location and to the local governing body when
the Commission is considering relocating a store to another governing body's
jurisdiction, or when it establishes a new retail liquor store in the
notices will ask for opinions on the proposed location and identify when, where
and how the public can comment.
The Commission will consider liquor-related public opinions. It considers these
liquor-related comments together with its criteria for liquor store
establishment and relocation. OAR 845-015-0110
sets out these
Or. Admin. R.
OLCC 20-1987, f. 9-2-87,
ef. 10-1-87; OLCC 2-2003, f. 1-27-03, cert. ef. 2-1-03; Renumbered from
845-015-0086; OLCC 10-2006, f. 7-19-06, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 471,
Stats. Implemented: ORS