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Welcome to the website of the Real Estate and Land Use Section, one of the largest and most active sections of the Oregon State Bar. RELU members are attorneys who practice across a diverse spectrum of real estate, property, and land use matters. The section executive committee meets monthly to oversee the services provided to members, including publishing the RELU Digest, sponsoring CLEs on real estate and land use issues, monitoring legislation, proposing law improvements, and providing e-mail notices on topics of interest to members. The RELU website offers links and other resources of use to the practitioner and the public, and is a central portal for real estate and land use information. If you are not a member, but would like to join the RELU section, please click here.

NOTICE OF INCREASE IN LUBA FILING FEE

Please be aware that, for all appeals filed with the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) on or after July 1, 2021, the filing fee is $300 and no deposit for costs is required. House Bill 2110 (2021).

If you file a notice of intent to appeal on or after July 1, 2021, please include a check payable to the “Land Use Board of Appeals” for $300 for each appeal. LUBA will not accept cash.

For a notice of intent to appeal filed on or after July 1, 2021, if LUBA receives a check for any amount other than $300 for each appeal, LUBA will issue an Order providing 7 DAYS from the date of the Order for the petitioner to remit correct payment of $300 for each filed appeal. LUBA’s Order will be issued by mail.

If a petitioner fails to remit correct payment of $300 for each appeal within 7 DAYS from the date of such Order, then LUBA will dismiss the appeal(s). OAR 661-010-0015(1)(c).