ORS 222.040¹
Delay of effective date of actions under this chapter because of election
  • effective date of certain annexations and transfers of territory

(1) Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter that provides a different effective date, an annexation, transfer of territory, consolidation or merger under this chapter, or any removal by a city by ordinance of a newly annexed area from a special district, shall not become effective during the period:

(a) Beginning after the 90th day before a primary election or general election and ending on the day after the election; or

(b) Beginning after the deadline for filing the notice of election before any other election held by any city, district or other municipal corporation involved in the annexation, transfer of territory, consolidation, merger or removal, and ending on the day after the election.

(2) If the effective date established for an annexation, transfer of territory, consolidation, merger or removal is a date that is prohibited under this section, the annexation, transfer of territory, consolidation, merger or removal shall become effective on the day after the election.

(3) For the purposes of ORS 308.225 (Boundary change or proposed boundary change) only, the effective date of an annexation under ORS 222.180 (Effective date of annexation) shall be the date of filing of the abstract referred to in ORS 222.180 (Effective date of annexation). [1981 c.391 §3; 1983 c.514 §1b; 1985 c.130 §5; 1985 c.808 §71; 1989 c.923 §25; 1995 c.712 §92]

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Notes of Decisions

Provisions of this chapter do not require final decisions on small tract annexa­tions to be made in quasi-judicial pro­ceed­ings rather than by popular vote. Stewart v. City of Corvallis, 48 Or App 709, 617 P2d 921 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 222—City Boundary Changes; Mergers; Consolidations; Withdrawal, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors222.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 222, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­222ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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