2017 ORS 222.005¹
Notice to public utilities of annexation
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(1) When territory is approved for annexation to a city by city council action under ORS chapter 199 or this chapter, the recorder of the city or other city officer or agency performing the duties of recorder under this section, not later than 10 working days after passage of a resolution or ordinance approving the proposed annexation, shall provide by certified mail to all public utilities, electric cooperatives and telecommunications carriers operating within the city each site address to be annexed as recorded on county assessment and tax rolls, a legal description and map of the proposed boundary change and a copy of the city council’s resolution or ordinance approving the proposed annexation.

(2) Additional or increased fees or taxes, other than ad valorem taxes, imposed on public utilities, electric cooperatives and telecommunications carriers as a result of an annexation of territory to a city shall become effective on the effective date of the annexation if notice of the annexation is given to public utilities, electric cooperatives and telecommunications carriers by certified mail not later than 10 working days after the effective date of the annexation. However, if notification of the effective date of the annexation is provided to the public utilities, electric cooperatives and telecommunications carriers later than the 10th working day after the effective date of the annexation, the additional or increased fees or taxes become effective on the date of notification.

(3) As used in this section:

(a) “Effective date of annexation” is the effective date described in ORS chapter 199 or this chapter, whichever is applicable.

(b) “Public utility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 757.005 (Definition of public utility).

(c) “Telecommunications carrier” has the meaning given that term in ORS 133.721 (Definitions for ORS 41.910 and 133.721 to 133.739). [1981 c.238 §2; 1985 c.702 §5; 1987 c.447 §116; 1989 c.736 §1; 1991 c.136 §1; 1999 c.1093 §11]

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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; Withdrawals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors222.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 222, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano222.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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