2017 ORS 312.270¹
Title of county purchasing property
  • title of purchaser on resale

(1) When a county acquires real property by foreclosure for delinquent taxes, the conveyance vests in the county title to the property, free from all liens and encumbrances except assessments levied by a municipal corporation for local improvements to the property.

(2) A private purchaser at resale of such property by the county acquires title free and clear of all assessments for local improvements levied by any municipal corporation. [Amended by 1997 c.805 §6]

Notes of Decisions

“Encumbrance” includes only money or security interests in subject prop­erty. Westwood Homeowners Assn., Inc. v. Lane County, 118 Or App 310, 847 P2d 862 (1993), aff’d 318 Or 146, 864 P2d 350 (1993), as modified by 318 Or 327, 866 P2d 463 (1994)

Foreclosure by county did not extinguish certain covenants, condi­tions and restric­tions, including post-foreclosure assess­ment charges, affecting lots in planned unit develop­ment. Westwood Homeowners Assn., Inc. v. Lane County, 118 Or App 310, 847 P2d 862 (1993), aff’d 318 Or 146, 864 P2d 350 (1993), as modified by 318 Or 327, 866 P2d 463 (1994)

Chapter 312

Law Review Cita­tions

5 EL 516 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 312—Foreclosure of Property Tax Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors312.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 312, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano312.­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.