Notice of Increase in Filing Fee
Please be aware that, for all appeals filed with 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).
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
To help slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19, and protect employees and the public, LUBA will be changing the way it provides services at its office in Salem. Offices will remain open, however state buildings are closed to public access, the public may contact LUBA staff by phone and email during regular business hours. Response to phone and email inquiries may be delayed. LUBA staff will endeavor to respond to messages within two business days. In-person interactions between staff and the public will be by appointment only.
LUBA will move to an appointment-only system for in person filings under OAR 661-010-0025(2)(a) (transmittal of record) and OAR 661-010-0075(2)(a)(B)(i) (filing of documents with the Board), effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, until further notice. Appointments must be confirmed with LUBA at least four (4) hours before the requested appointment time. Appointments may be made by emailing LUBA.Support@luba.oregon.gov or calling 503-373-1265. LUBA will confirm an appointment is available as soon as practicable. Failure to arrive within 15 minutes after an appointment time will result in cancellation of the appointment and will require rescheduling.
Filings by first class mail with the United States Postal Service under OAR 661-010-0075(2)(a)(B)(ii) are not affected by this change.