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10.5.2001

Court Restricts Appeals In Oregon Land Use Cases

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A recent decision by a closely divided Oregon Court of Appeals, League of Women Voters of Coos County v. Coos County, Or App, P2d (CA A111594, September 26, 2001) (Utsey), has changed the requirements for appeals fiom decisions by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA). The probable effect is that unless Utsey is appealed to the Oregon Supreme Court, which seems likely, statewide organizations, such as Oregonians in Action and the League of Women Voters, may find it more difficult to obtain judicial review of LUBA orders. View full article (PDF).