Chapter 221  Organization and Government of Cities

Incorporation Of Cities

§ 221.005 Legislative findings
§ 221.010 Definitions for ORS 221.020 to 221.100
§ 221.020 Authority to incorporate
§ 221.031 Petition to incorporate
§ 221.032 Annexation during pendency of incorporation
§ 221.034 Incorporation of rural unincorporated community and contiguous lands
§ 221.035 Economic feasibility statement
§ 221.036 Inclusion of area within urban growth boundary in incorporation of rural unincorporated community
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City Government; Officers; Nominations And Elections; Charter Amendments

§ 221.110 City officers
§ 221.120 City council
§ 221.130 Mayor
§ 221.140 Appointment of municipal judge and other city officers
§ 221.145 Basing compensation of city officers upon fines prohibited
§ 221.160 Special elections to fill council vacancies
§ 221.180 Procedure for nomination of candidates for city offices
§ 221.200 Law governing city elections
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Ordinances

§ 221.275 Definitions for ORS 221.275 to 221.290
§ 221.277 Violation of city parking ordinance
§ 221.285 Notice of delinquent parking violation to rental company
§ 221.287 Recovery of fine from renter or lessee of vehicle
§ 221.290 Application of ORS 221.275 to 221.290
§ 221.295 Ordinances regulating placement or height of radio antennas
§ 221.310 Effective date of ordinances, resolutions and franchises
§ 221.315 Enforcement of charter provisions and ordinances
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Municipal Courts

§ 221.336 Establishment of municipal court
§ 221.339 Jurisdiction of municipal court
§ 221.342 Method by which municipal court becomes court of record
§ 221.343 Method by which municipal court ceases to operate as court of record
§ 221.344 Registration of municipal court
§ 221.346 Enforcement of judgments of municipal court
§ 221.351 Liens based on municipal court judgment
§ 221.352 Municipal court docket
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Appeals

§ 221.359 Appeals from conviction in municipal court
§ 221.360 Appeal on issue of validity of charter provision or ordinance
§ 221.370 Validity of charter or ordinance provision determined before merits
§ 221.380 Appeal by city from invalidating order
§ 221.390 Trial, procedure and sentence in circuit court on appeal from municipal court

Authority To Regulate Local Matters; Licensing And Taxation

(Generally)

§ 221.410 Power of city to control local affairs
§ 221.415 Municipal rights of way
§ 221.420 Municipal regulation of public utilities
§ 221.450 Privilege tax on public utilities operating without franchise
§ 221.460 Duration of franchises, privileges and permits
§ 221.470 Removal of structures on expiration of grant or franchise
§ 221.475 Territory annexed to city
§ 221.485 Policy on vehicles for hire
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(Telecommunications Carriers)

§ 221.505 Policy
§ 221.510 Municipal regulation of telecommunications carriers
§ 221.515 Privilege tax on telecommunications carriers

Disincorporation

§ 221.610 Disincorporation of cities
§ 221.621 Disincorporation procedure
§ 221.650 Property conveyed to county

Distribution Utilities

§ 221.655 Privilege tax on distribution utilities

Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 221.720 Situs of cities
§ 221.725 Sale of city real property
§ 221.727 Alternative procedure for sale of city real property
§ 221.735 Continuation of collection service after incorporation
§ 221.750 Right of cities to public areas not extinguished by adverse possession or statute of limitations
§ 221.760 Prerequisites for cities in counties of over 100,000 population to receive revenues from cigarette, gas and liquor taxes
§ 221.770 Revenue sharing to cities
§ 221.785 Effect of challenge of validity of incorporation

Ghost Towns

§ 221.862 Historic ghost town defined
§ 221.867 Filling vacancies in city council of historic ghost town to form quorum
§ 221.869 Preference for appointment to city council of historic ghost town
§ 221.872 State revenues not available to historic ghost town

The 1893 Incorporation Act

§ 221.901 Cities organized under 1893 Act
§ 221.902 City officers
§ 221.903 Bond and oath of officers
§ 221.904 Vacancies
§ 221.905 Compensation of city officers
§ 221.906 Election procedure generally
§ 221.907 Eligibility for office
§ 221.908 Council meetings
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