2017 ORS 198.870¹
Petition for withdrawal of property from district

(1)(a) When a plan for district improvements is adopted, or any time more than two years after the date of formation of a district or after the date of annexation of territory to a district if petitioner’s property is located within the territory annexed, an owner of land included in a district may petition the county board for withdrawal of the property of the owner from the district.

(b) If the electors of an area within a district wish to withdraw from the district, they may file a petition with the county board.

(2) Petitioners shall cause notice of the petition filing to be given in writing to the district secretary. Within five days after the petition is filed, petitioners shall furnish the secretary with a copy of the petition as filed.

(3) Except as provided by ORS 198.875 (Election on withdrawal petition), ORS 198.800 (Formation petition) to 198.820 (Order by county board) apply to proceedings for withdrawal and to the rights, powers and duties of the petitioners and other persons having an interest in the proceeding.

(4) The county board may approve the petition as presented or it may adjust the boundaries and approve the petition. The petition shall be approved if it has not been, or is not or would not be, feasible for the territory described in the petition to receive service from the district. The petition shall be denied if it appears that it is, or would be, feasible for the territory described in the petition to receive service from the district. [1971 c.727 §39]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Finality of board denial of peti­tion, (1972) Vol 36, p 107

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disposi­tion of district prop­erty upon dissolu­tion, (1972) Vol 35, p 1059; dissolu­tion of insolvent district, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117

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).
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