ORS 203.055¹
Referral of revenue related ordinance

Any ordinance, adopted by a county governing body under ORS 203.035 (Power of county governing body or electors over matters of county concern) and imposing, or providing an exemption from, taxation shall receive the approval of the electors of the county before taking effect. [1973 c.282 §6; 1975 c.736 §3]

Notes of Decisions

Assess­ment is not tax if per­sons assessed have statuses or engage in activities giving rise to regulatory need, whether or not those per­sons receive direct benefit from regula­tion. Scappoose Sand and Gravel, Inc. v. Columbia County, 161 Or App 325, 984 P2d 876 (1999), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applicability of state referral require­ment on home rule county ordinance, (1974) Vol 37, p 319

Atty. Gen. Opinions

General law counties' statutory authority on public transporta­tion, (1973) Vol 36, p 672; ap­pli­ca­bil­i­ty of state referral require­ment on home rule county ordinance, (1974) Vol 37, p 319

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