2013 ORS § 92.120¹
Recording plats
  • filing copies
  • preservation of records

(1) The plat of a subdivision described in ORS 92.050 (Requirements of survey and plat of subdivision and partition), when made and approved as required and offered for record in the records of the county where the described land is situated, must be recorded by the county recording officer upon the payment of the fees provided by law. The fact of recording and the date of recording must be entered on the plat and the plat must be indexed in the deed records by owner name and subdivision.

(2) The partition plat described in ORS 92.050 (Requirements of survey and plat of subdivision and partition), when made and approved as required and offered for record in the records of the county where the described land is situated, must be recorded by the county recording officer upon the payment of the fees provided by law. The fact of recording and the date of recording must be entered on the plat and the plat must be indexed by owner name and plat type or plat name. Partition plats must be numbered by year and sequentially and be recorded in deed records.

(3) At the time of recording a subdivision or partition plat, the person offering it for recording shall also file with the county surveyor and with the county recording officer, if requested by the county recording officer, an exact copy of the plat made on material that has the characteristics of strength and permanency required by the county surveyor. The surveyor who made the subdivision or partition plat shall certify that the photocopy or tracing is an exact copy of the subdivision or partition plat. The subdivider shall provide without cost the number of prints from the copy that are required by the governing body of the county.

(4) For the purpose of preserving the record of subdivision or town plats or partition plats, the plats may be microfilmed or stored for safekeeping without folding or cutting. All records must be created and stored in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations and in a manner that ensures the permanent preservation of the record. [Amended by 1955 c.756 §16; 1973 c.696 §18; 1977 c.488 §1; 1985 c.582 §10; 1987 c.649 §12; 1989 c.772 §17; 1991 c.763 §17; 1993 c.702 §7; 1995 c.382 §9; 1997 c.489 §6; 1999 c.710 §4; 2005 c.399 §13]