(1) There is established a Land Conservation and Development Commission consisting
of seven members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate
pursuant to section 4, Article III, Oregon Constitution.
(2) The Governor shall appoint to the commission:
(a) One member representing Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Lincoln and Tillamook
Counties and those portions of Douglas and Lane Counties lying west of the summit
of the Coast Range;
(b) Two members representing Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties;
(c) One member representing Benton, Linn, Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties and that
portion of Lane County lying east of the summit of the Coast Range;
(d) One member representing Jackson and Josephine Counties and that portion of Douglas
County lying east of the summit of the Coast Range;
(e) One member representing Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood
River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa,
Wasco and Wheeler Counties; and
(f) One member representing Benton, Clackamas, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington
and Yamhill Counties and that portion of Lane County lying east of the summit of the
(3) At least one member shall be or have been an elected city official in Oregon and
at least one member shall be an elected county official at the time of appointment.
(4) The term of office of each member of the commission is four years, but a member
may be removed by the Governor for cause. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor.
No person shall serve more than two full terms as a member of the commission.
(5) If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to
become immediately effective for the unexpired term.
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