2011 ORS § 451.492¹
Financing portion of connection charges
  • lien

(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, the rights and duties accorded a city and the owners of property in a city for financing assessments under ORS 223.205 (Scope and application) and 223.210 (Right of property owners to apply for installment payment of assessment) to 223.295 (Limit on city indebtedness) shall apply in the same manner to districts for purposes of financing that portion of a connection charge imposed by a district which is greater than the amount necessary to reimburse the district for its costs of inspection and installing connections with the sanitary sewer mains of the district.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 223.230 (Lien docket), the financing of connection charges under this section may, at the option of the governing body of the district, be a second lien on real property, which lien shall be inferior only to the mortgage or other security interest held by the lender of the owners purchase money. Bonds issued under this section shall be issued separately from bonds otherwise issued under ORS 223.205 (Scope and application) and 223.210 (Right of property owners to apply for installment payment of assessment) to 223.295 (Limit on city indebtedness). [1985 c.417 §3; 1995 c.333 §25]