2015 ORS 454.215¹
Authority over disposal systems

(1) Any municipality may own, acquire, construct, equip, operate and maintain, either within or without its statutory or corporate limits, in whole or in part, disposal systems with all appurtenances necessary, useful or convenient for the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage. The municipality may acquire by gift, grant, purchase or condemnation necessary lands and rights of way therefor, either within or without its statutory or corporate limits. For the purpose of acquiring property for such uses, the municipality may invoke and shall have the rights, powers and privileges granted to public corporations under the provisions of existing or future laws pertaining to this subject.

(2) The authority given by ORS 454.205 (Municipality defined) to 454.255 (Plans and cost estimates) shall be in addition to, and not in derogation of any power existing in the municipality under any constitutional, statutory or charter provisions now or hereafter existing. [1973 c.213 §3]

See annota­tions under ORS 224.210 in permanent edi­tion.

Chapter 454

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment of journeyman plumbers to construct drain and sewerage lines, (1976) Vol 37, p 1404


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 454—Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors454.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 454, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano454.­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.