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A. A decision to waive a land use regulation shall in no way impact any obligation to demonstrate compliance with any regulations not expressly provided for in the decision or to obtain any required approvals or permits.

B. A use authorized by a waiver has the legal status of a lawful nonconforming use in the same manner as provided under ORS 215.130. The claimant may carry out a use authorized by a public entity under this section except that a public entity may waive only land use regulations that were enacted by the public entity. When a use authorized by this section is lawfully established, the use may be continued lawfully in the same manner as provided by ORS 215.130.