2017 ORS 199.522¹
Economic feasibility analysis for proposed city
  • filing with commission prior to filing incorporation petition
  • review of analysis by commission
  • approval or rejection

If the territory proposed to be incorporated is within the jurisdiction of a local government boundary commission, then prior to filing a petition to incorporate the territory with the county clerk under ORS 221.031 (Petition to incorporate), the petitioners shall file the economic feasibility analysis described in ORS 199.476 (When petition for major boundary change required) (1) with the local government boundary commission for review and approval. The local government boundary commission shall review the feasibility analysis. On the basis of the review and after consultation with the petitioners, if necessary, the boundary commission shall approve or reject the economic feasibility analysis as presented or approve it as modified by the commission. Approval or rejection of the economic feasibility analysis shall be done by an order stating the reasons for the decision of the commission. Approval or rejection of an economic feasibility analysis filed under this section shall be accomplished not later than 120 days after the feasibility analysis is filed with the boundary commission. [1987 c.882 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 199—County Consolidation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors199.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.