2011 ORS § 86.750¹
Service and publication of notice
  • recording proof of compliance

(1)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the notice prescribed in ORS 86.745 (Contents of notice of sale) must be served upon an occupant of the property described in the trust deed in the manner in which a summons is served pursuant to ORCP 7 D(2) and 7 D(3) at least 120 days before the day the trustee conducts the sale.

(b)(A) If service cannot be effected on an occupant as provided in paragraph (a) of this subsection on the first attempt, the person that attempts to effect service shall post a copy of the notice in a conspicuous place on the property on the date of the first attempt. The person that attempts to effect service shall make a second attempt to effect service on a day that is at least two days after the first attempt.

(B) If service cannot be effected on an occupant as provided in paragraph (a) of this subsection on the second attempt, the person that attempts to effect service shall post a copy of the notice in a conspicuous place on the property on the date of the second attempt. The person that attempts to effect service shall make a third attempt to effect service on a day that is at least two days after the second attempt.

(C) If service cannot be effected on an occupant as provided in paragraph (a) of this subsection on the third attempt, the person that attempts to effect service shall send a copy of the notice, bearing the word occupant as the addressee, to the property address by first class mail with postage prepaid.

(c) Service on an occupant is effected on the earlier of the date that notice is served as provided in paragraph (a) of this subsection or the first date on which notice is posted as described in paragraph (b)(A) of this subsection.

(2)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, a copy of the notice of sale must be published in a newspaper of general circulation in each of the counties in which the property is situated once a week for four successive weeks. The last publication must be made more than 20 days prior to the date the trustee conducts the sale.

(b) The copy of the notice of sale required to be published under paragraph (a) of this subsection does not need to include the notice to tenants required under ORS 86.745 (Contents of notice of sale) (9).

(3) At or before the time the trustee conducts the sale, the trustee shall file for recording in the official record of the county or counties in which the property described in the deed is situated the following affidavits with respect to the notice of sale:

(a) An affidavit of mailing, if any;

(b) An affidavit of service, if any;

(c) An affidavit of service attempts and posting, if any; and

(d) An affidavit of publication.

(4) At or before the time the trustee conducts the sale, the trustee shall file for recording in the official record of the county or counties in which the property described in the deed is situated an affidavit of mailing with respect to the notice to the grantor required under ORS 86.737 (Notice to grantor). [1959 c.625 §8; 1961 c.616 §5; 1965 c.457 §5; 1979 c.879 §3; 1983 c.719 §6; 1985 c.817 §4; 2007 c.165 §1; 2009 c.229 §1; 2009 c.864 §§5,6; 2010 c.28 §§3,4; 2010 c.40 §§2,3\