2017 ORS 264.540¹
Fire hydrants in city joined or annexed to district
  • reversion of water system in city to district

(1) If a city has been annexed to a district under ORS 198.866 (Annexation of city to district) and 198.867 (Approval of annexation to district by electors of city and district) or has been joined to a district under ORS 198.910 (Joint meeting of governing bodies of merged or consolidated districts and cities), the city may designate the location and type of fire hydrants to be installed within the territory of the city. The board of commissioners shall establish the rates for the use of water therefrom as provided in ORS 264.330 (Hydrants for fire protection). The city and the district may by contract determine the entire matter of installation of hydrants and use of water therefrom and payment therefor.

(2) The ownership of the water supply system within the city boundaries shall revert to and be vested in the district. [Amended by 1969 c.666 §59; 1971 c.727 §82; 1983 c.142 §13]

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.