2017 ORS 368.096¹
Alternative methods to acquire property for roads

(1) If proceedings to acquire real property for public road purposes have been initiated under ORS 368.073 (Initiation of proceedings to acquire property for road purposes), a county governing body may acquire the property by any of the following methods:

(a) Acceptance of a dedication or donation.

(b) Acquisition by purchase or other agreement.

(c) Exercise of the power of eminent domain under ORS chapter 35.

(d) Use of road viewers under ORS 368.161 (Use of road viewers to establish road) to 368.171 (Order, costs and damages under proceeding with road viewers).

(2) Nothing in this section:

(a) Supersedes procedures for establishing roads by subdividing or partitioning land under ORS chapter 92;

(b) Precludes public acquisition of any property interest by adverse possession or prescription; or

(c) Restricts the ability of a public body to acquire an interest in property by any other method permitted by law. [1981 c.153 §14]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 368—County Roads, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors368.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.
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.