2017 ORS 264.240¹
Eminent domain authority
  • acquisition of property and property rights
  • obtaining or laying water pipelines

A domestic water supply district created under this chapter may exercise the power of eminent domain both inside and outside of its boundaries, and may purchase, sell, condemn and appropriate real property, water, water rights and riparian rights. A district also has the right to purchase or obtain from other local governments as defined in ORS 174.116 (“Local government” and “local service district” defined), water or water rights, or an interest in water or water rights, or an interest in a water pipeline owned or operated by any such local government, or to obtain jointly with any such local government, any right, or to lay and own individually or jointly with any local government, any water pipeline for the purposes specified in ORS 264.110 (Formation of domestic water supply district). [Amended by 1969 c.666 §53; 2003 c.802 §82]

Chapter 264

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 264—Domestic Water Supply Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors264.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 264, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano264.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.