2011 ORS § 478.002¹
Status of districts existing in 1957
(1) There hereby is created a rural fire protection district territorially coterminous with each rural fire protection district existing on July 2, 1957, or established after July 2, 1957, and prior to November 22, 1957, if such rural fire protection district was at that time a valid district but for the fact that its electorate was restricted to property owners. In determining the boundaries of districts created by this subsection, full effect shall be given to annexations, withdrawals and consolidations effected by rural fire protection districts prior to November 22, 1957, under this chapter or other statutes authorizing or purporting to authorize such action.
(2) Rural fire protection districts territorially coterminous with the districts created by subsection (1) of this section hereby are abolished.
(3) Rural fire protection districts created by this section shall be governed by this chapter. [1957 s.s. c.10 §1; 1959 c.344 §1]