2017 ORS 198.600¹
Penalty for violation of regulations
  • jurisdiction
  • enforcement

(1) If a penalty for a violation is not otherwise provided, violation of any regulation adopted by a district board under ORS 198.510 (Definitions for ORS 198.510 to 198.600) to 198.600 (Penalty for violation of regulations) is a Class C misdemeanor.

(2) Actions to impose punishment shall be brought in the name of the district or county, as the case may be, in any court having jurisdiction of misdemeanors under state laws. The action shall be brought in the county in which the district, or the greater portion of the area of the district, is located.

(3) Any peace officer may enforce an ordinance adopted under ORS 198.510 (Definitions for ORS 198.510 to 198.600) to 198.600 (Penalty for violation of regulations). ORS 221.333 (Parking ordinance violation) is applicable to the enforcement of such ordinances. [1971 c.268 §10; 2011 c.597 §170]

Chapter 198

Atty. Gen. Opinions

When rural fire protec­tion district may levy taxes on prop­erty within a forest protec­tion district, (1972) Vol 36, p 71

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 198—Special Districts Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors198.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 198, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano198.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.