ORS 205.242¹
Clerk to receive and certify instruments during specified hours
  • exception

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, in every county, the office of the county clerk shall receive and certify, as required by ORS 93.620 (Time and place of recording), instruments presented for recording for a minimum of six hours between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., including the first hour and the last hour, on every day except Saturdays, Sundays and other holidays.

(2) The provisions of this section may be modified for a fiscal year by the county governing body upon adoption of a resolution in which it determines in its discretion that a fiscal emergency exists. A resolution adopted under this subsection may be renewed, amended or repealed. Hours of recording shall not be reduced under the resolution to any extent greater than the reductions for other nonemergency county services housed within the same building. [1991 c.230 §7; 1995 c.784 §1; 1997 c.249 §58]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 205—County Clerks, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors205.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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