ORS 451.472¹
District to construct only authorized service facilities
  • additional authorizations
  • requirements for provision of drainage works

(1) A district may construct, maintain and operate only those service facilities specified by ORS 451.010 (Facilities and services counties may provide by service districts) that were authorized upon formation of the district. However, additional authority regarding service facilities may be given to a district by a proceeding initiated, conducted and completed in the same manner as is provided for in the original formation of a district or as otherwise provided by law.

(2) A district may be formed, as provided in ORS 451.410 (Definitions for ORS 451.410 to 451.610) to 451.610 (Advisory committee for emergency reporting), that contains territory that is also included in another district formed under ORS 451.410 (Definitions for ORS 451.410 to 451.610) to 451.610 (Advisory committee for emergency reporting) if the district is formed to construct, maintain and operate service facilities that the existing district is not authorized to construct, maintain and operate.

(3) The consent of not less than 70 percent of the cities located within the boundaries of the district is required to authorize a district established to provide sewage works to also provide drainage works. [1963 c.515 §13b; 1969 c.646 §7; 1971 c.727 §133; 1973 c.785 §10; 1989 c.374 §5; 2005 c.510 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 451—County Service Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­451.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.
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