2017 ORS 368.336¹
Abutting owners in vacation proceedings

Where the property proposed to be vacated under ORS 368.326 (Purpose of vacation procedures) to 368.366 (Vesting of vacated property) is a public road, a person owning property that abuts either side of the road is an abutting property owner for purposes of ORS 368.326 (Purpose of vacation procedures) to 368.366 (Vesting of vacated property) even when the county governing body proposes to vacate less than the full width of the road. [1981 c.153 §36]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute (Ors 368.620)

Statutory vaca­tion is intended as exclusive means of extinguishing duly es­tab­lished public road, so common law abandon­ment is not available. Martin v. Klamath County, 39 Or App 455, 592 P2d 1037 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 368—County Roads, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors368.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 368, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano368.­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.