2017 ORS 403.505¹
Formation

(1) Ten or more residents of a county may petition the county board, or a county board by its own resolution may resolve, for the formation of a radio and data district within all or a portion of the county.

(2) In the case of two or more contiguous counties, 10 or more residents of the contiguous area may petition the county boards of all counties within the contiguous area for the formation of a district or the county boards of all counties within the contiguous area may adopt the same resolution for the formation of a district within the contiguous area.

(3) In addition to other required matters, a petition or resolution for formation shall state the number of members to be on the district board and the method of election of the board of the proposed district from among the methods described in ORS 403.510 (Size of district board at formation).

(4) The petition or resolution shall include a description of the proposed district, including district boundaries. If all or a portion of the members of a district board are to be elected by zone, the petition or resolution shall include a description of zone boundaries. If zones are proposed to be established within the district, the zones proposed to be established shall comply with ORS 403.520 (Methods of election). [2009 c.584 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 403—Emergency Telecommunications System, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors403.­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.