(1) “Hearings officer” means a planning and zoning hearings officer appointed or designated by a city council
under ORS 227.165.
(2) “Permit” means discretionary approval of a proposed development of land, under ORS 227.215 or city legislation or regulation. “Permit” does not include:
(a) A limited land use decision as defined in ORS 197.015;
(b) A decision which determines the appropriate zoning classification for a particular
use by applying criteria or performance standards defining the uses permitted within
the zone, and the determination applies only to land within an urban growth boundary;
(c) A decision which determines final engineering design, construction, operation,
maintenance, repair or preservation of a transportation facility which is otherwise
authorized by and consistent with the comprehensive plan and land use regulations;
(d) An expedited land division, as described in ORS 197.360.
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