2017 ORS 450.705¹
Policy
  • construction

(1) It hereby is recognized and declared that the sewage disposal, drainage, insect control and related problems in many of the areas of the state where the population is rapidly expanding can best be solved through the cooperative and integrated effort and support of unincorporated and incorporated areas. It is the purpose of ORS 450.600 (Joint authorities) to 450.989 (Apportionment of cost among serviced property owners) to provide a means whereby such cooperation and integration can be achieved and ORS 450.600 (Joint authorities) to 450.989 (Apportionment of cost among serviced property owners) is to be construed liberally to accomplish this purpose.

(2) It is recognized also that potable water supply problems in many areas of the state where the population is rapidly expanding can best be solved through the cooperative and integrated effort and support of unincorporated and incorporated areas. It is the purpose of ORS 450.600 (Joint authorities) to 450.989 (Apportionment of cost among serviced property owners) to provide a means whereby water authorities can be formed and such cooperation and integration can be achieved and ORS 450.600 (Joint authorities) to 450.989 (Apportionment of cost among serviced property owners) is to be construed liberally to accomplish that purpose. [1955 c.614 §1; 1971 c.504 §1; 1993 c.577 §32]

Chapter 450

Notes of Decisions

Where city with home rule charter enacted ordinance imposing franchise fee on sanitary authority for use of city’s rights-of-way, ordinance operates concurrently with state law and is not preempted. Rogue Valley Sewer Services v. City of Phoenix, 262 Or App 183, 329 P3d 1 (2014), aff’d 357 Or 437, 353 P3d 581 (2015)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 450—Sanitary Districts and Authorities; Water Authorities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors450.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 450, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano450.­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.