2013 ORS § 450.840¹
Costs for construction and operation of systems and general expenses of sanitary authority
  • how borne

(1) The cost of construction of a sewage disposal system, including treatment plants and trunk or lateral sewers, or a drainage system shall be borne by the area directly benefited by the system. The property within such area shall bear such cost in the manner provided in ORS 450.855 (Action board may take at hearing concerning boundaries, installations to be constructed, costs and financing).

(2) The cost of operation and maintenance of sewage disposal systems and drainage systems shall be borne by the area directly benefited by such systems. The property within such area shall bear such cost in the manner provided in ORS 450.880 (Sewer service charges).

(3) The costs and expenses of the authority which are not chargeable under ORS 450.600 (Joint authorities) to 450.989 (Apportionment of cost among serviced property owners) to any particular area within the authority such as overall planning, expenses of the board, conduct of elections and hearings and mosquito and other insect control shall be borne by the entire authority in the manner provided in ORS 450.885 (Tax levies on property in the authority) (1)(a). [1955 c.614 §31]