2015 ORS 450.840¹
Costs for construction and operation of systems and general expenses of sanitary authority
  • how borne

(1) The cost of construction of a sewage disposal system, including treatment plants and trunk or lateral sewers, or a drainage system shall be borne by the area directly benefited by the system. The property within such area shall bear such cost in the manner provided in ORS 450.855 (Action board may take at hearing concerning boundaries, installations to be constructed, costs and financing).

(2) The cost of operation and maintenance of sewage disposal systems and drainage systems shall be borne by the area directly benefited by such systems. The property within such area shall bear such cost in the manner provided in ORS 450.880 (Sewer service charges).

(3) The costs and expenses of the authority which are not chargeable under ORS 450.600 (Joint authorities) to 450.989 (Apportionment of cost among serviced property owners) to any particular area within the authority such as overall planning, expenses of the board, conduct of elections and hearings and mosquito and other insect control shall be borne by the entire authority in the manner provided in ORS 450.885 (Tax levies on property in the authority) (1)(a). [1955 c.614 §31]

Chapter 450

Notes of Decisions

Where city with home rule charter enacted ordinance imposing franchise fee on sanitary authority for use of citys 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), affd 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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 450, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano450.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.