Or. Admin. R. 661-010-0030

Current through Register Vol. 58, No. 7, July 1, 2019
Section 661-010-0030 - Petition for Review
(1) Filing and Service of Petition: The petition for review together with four copies shall be filed with the Board within 21 days after the date the record is received or settled by the Board. See OAR 661-010-0025(2) and 661-010-0026(6). The petition shall also be served on the governing body and any party who has filed a motion to intervene. Failure to file a petition for review within the time required by this section, and any extensions of that time under OAR 661-010-0045(9) or 661-010-0067(2), shall result in dismissal of the appeal and forfeiture of the filing fee and deposit for costs to the governing body. See OAR 661-010-0075(1)(c). Co-petitioners who file a single Notice of Intent to Appeal shall be limited to a single, joint petition for review.
(2) Specifications of Petition: The petition for review shall:
(a) Begin with a table of contents and authorities;
(b) Not exceed 11,000 words, unless permission for a longer petition is given by the Board. Headings, footnotes, and quoted material count toward the word-count limitation. The front cover, table of contents, table of authorities, appendices, certificate of service, any other certificates, and the signature block do not count toward the word-count limitation.
(c) If a party does not have access to a word-processing system that provides a word count, a brief is acceptable if it does not exceed 38 pages;
(d) Have blue front and back covers of at least 65-pound weight paper. The front cover page shall state the full title of the proceeding, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all parties unrepresented by an attorney. If a party is represented by an attorney, the name, address and telephone number of the attorney shall be substituted for the party. If there is more than one petitioner, the cover page shall specify which petitioner(s) are filing the petition. An intervenor shall be designated as either petitioner or respondent in accordance with OAR 661-010-0050;
(e) Briefs must be legible and capable of being read without difficulty. The print must be black. Briefs must be prepared using proportionately spaced type. The style must be in font such as Times New Roman, and may not be smaller than 14 point type both for text and for footnotes;
(f) Be double spaced, except that quotations and footnotes may be single-spaced with double space above and below each paragraph of quotation;
(g) Have text printed on only one side of the page; however, text may be printed on both sides of the page if the paper is sufficiently opaque to prevent material on one side from showing through, and the petition is bound along the left-hand margin so that the pages lie flat when open;
(h) Be printed on 8-1/2 by 11 inch paper, with numbers for each line of text and page numbers on the top of each page of text;
(i) Have inside margins of 1-1/4 inches, outside margins of 1 inch, top and bottom margins of 3/4 inch; and
(j) Be signed on the last page by the author. In cases where multiple unrepresented petitioners or intervenors-petitioners file a single petition for review, the petition for review shall be signed by all petitioners or intervenors-petitioners who wish to join the petition for review.
(k) A signed certificate of compliance with the above-listed specifications for the petition for review shall be appended after the final page of the petition. See Exhibit 7. The certificate of compliance must include a statement that:
(A) The brief complies with the word-count limitation in paragraph (2)(b) of this subsection for briefs and OAR 661-010-0039 for reply briefs by indicating the number of words in the brief. The person preparing the certificate may rely on the word count of the word-processing system used to prepare the brief. If the attorney, or a self-represented party, does not have access to a word-processing system that provides a word count, the certificate must indicate that the attorney, or self-represented party does not have access to such a system and that the brief complies with paragraph (2)(c) of this subsection for briefs and OAR 661-010-0039 for reply briefs.
(B) The brief complies with the font limitation in paragraph (2)(e) of this subsection by indicating that the size is not smaller than 14 point for both the text of the brief and footnotes.
(3) If the Board determines that the petition for review fails to conform with the requirements of section (2) of this rule, it shall notify the author, and a brief conforming with the requirements of section (2) shall be filed within three (3) days of notification by the Board. The Board may refuse to consider a brief that does not substantially conform to the requirements of this rule.
(4) Contents of Petition: The petition for review shall:
(a) State the facts that establish petitioner's standing;
(b) Present a clear and concise statement of the case, in the following order, with separate section headings:
(A) The nature of the land use decision or limited land use decision and the relief sought by petitioner;
(B) A brief summary of the arguments appearing under the assignments of error in the body of the petition;
(C) A summary of the material facts. The summary shall be in narrative form with citations to the pages of the record where the facts alleged can be found. Where there is a map in the record that helps illustrate the material facts, the petitioner shall include a copy of that map in the summary of the material facts or attach it as an appendix to the petition.
(c) State why the challenged decision is a land use decision or a limited land use decision subject to the Board's jurisdiction;
(d) Set forth each assignment of error under a separate heading. Each assignment of error must demonstrate that the issue raised in the assignment of error was preserved during the proceedings below. Where an assignment raises an issue that is not identified as preserved during the proceedings below, the petition shall state why preservation is not required. Each assignment of error must state the applicable standard of review. Where several assignments of error present essentially the same legal questions, the argument in support of those assignments of error shall be combined;
(e) Contain a copy of the challenged decision, including any adopted findings of fact and conclusions of law; and
(f) Contain a copy of any comprehensive plan provision, ordinance or other provision of local law cited in the petition, unless the provision is quoted verbatim in the petition.
(5) The petition for review may include appendices containing verbatim transcripts of relevant portions of media recordings that are part of the record.
(6) Amended Petition: A petition for review which fails to comply with section (4) of this rule may, with permission of the Board, be amended. The Board shall determine whether to allow an amended petition for review to be filed in accordance with OAR 661-010-0005.
(7) Cross Petition: Any respondent or intervenor-respondent who seeks reversal or remand of an aspect of the decision on appeal regardless of the outcome under the petition for review may file a cross petition for review that includes one or more assignments of error. A respondent or intervenor-respondent who seeks reversal or remand of an aspect of the decision on appeal only if the decision on appeal is reversed or remanded under the petition for review may file a cross petition for review that includes contingent cross-assignments of error, clearly labeled as such. The cover page shall identify the petition as a cross petition and the party filing the cross petition. The cross petition shall be filed within the time required for filing the petition for review and must comply in all respects with the requirements of this rule governing the petition for review, except that a notice of intent to appeal need not have been filed by such party.

Or. Admin. R. 661-010-0030

LUBA 1-1979(Temp), f. & ef. 11-1-79; LUBA 2-1980, f. & ef. 4-29-80; LUBA 1-1983, f. & ef. 10-3-83; LUBA 1-1987, f. & ef. 12-30-87; LUBA 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 1-21-92; LUBA 2-1992, f. & cert. ef. 3-19-92; LUBA 1-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-94; LUBA 1-1998, f. 2-12-98, cert. ef. 3-1-98; LUBA 1-2001, f. 10-15-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LUBA 1-2010, f. 6-30-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; LUBA 3-2013; f. 12-12-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; LUBA 1-2016, f. 12-22-16, cert. ef. 1-1-17; LUBA 1-2018, amend filed 12/28/2018, effective 1/1/2019

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Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 197.820(4) Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 197.830(11), (12) & (13)(a)