ORS 198.335¹
Definitions for ORS 198.335 to 198.365

As used in ORS 198.335 (Definitions for ORS 198.335 to 198.365) to 198.365 (County board as trustees for inactive district), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "County board" means the board of county commissioners or the county court.

(2) "Special district":

(a) Has the meaning given the term "district" in ORS 198.010 ("District" defined for chapter) (1) to (5) and (7) to (24); and

(b) Also means:

(A) A diking district organized under ORS chapter 551.

(B) A corporation for irrigation, drainage, water supply or flood control organized under ORS chapter 554.

(C) A soil and water conservation district organized under ORS 568.210 (Definitions for ORS 568.210 to 568.808 and 568.900 to 568.933) to 568.808 (Taxing district to file legal description and map) and 568.900 (Definitions for ORS 568.900 to 568.933) to 568.933 (Civil penalties).

(D) A weed control district organized under ORS 570.505 (Necessity of eradication of weeds) to 570.575 (Copy of statute to be posted on machinery).

(E) A port district organized under ORS chapter 778. [1971 c.267 §5; 2005 c.22 §148; 2007 c.179 §4]

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/­Archive/­2007ors198.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 198, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­198ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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