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Land use -- Law and legislation, Urban policy -- Oregon -- Portland -- Periodicals, Portland (Or.) -- Politics and government -- Periodicals


When Oregon's land use planning program became the subject of a statewide initiative in 1981-82, Governor Atiyeh responded to requests for an impartial evaluation by appointing a special Task Force on land use, which reported to the Governor in September, 1983. The Governor's Task Force, charged to focus on the program's impact on economic development, found a need for a better balance between protection and use of the state's natural resources. This information report summarizes 1983 legislation ("Law") and compares it with recommendations of the Task Force.

Published in City Club of Portland Bulletin Vol. 64, No. 18

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