ORS 203.015¹
Power of county to contract for purchase or lease of real or personal property

(1) A county may enter into a contract for the purchase or for the lease with option to purchase of real or personal property when:

(a) The period of time allowed for payment under the contract does not exceed 30 years; and

(b) The county is not obligated to make payments under the contract in any fiscal year unless the county governing body includes such payments in the county’s budget for that fiscal year and makes an appropriation therefor.

(2) The powers granted to counties by this section are in addition to any other powers possessed by counties in this state, and this section may not be construed to limit such powers. [2003 c.794 §184]

Note: 203.015 (Power of county to contract for purchase or lease of real or personal property) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 203 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 203

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Standards county may impose for approval of private roads created in parti­tioning land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1230

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 203—County Governing Bodies; County Home Rule, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors203.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 203, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­203ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information