2017 ORS 454.280¹
Construction of treatment works by municipality
  • financing

Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS chapters 450, 451 and 454, or any city or county charter, treatment works may be constructed by a municipality and financed by the sale of general obligation bonds, revenue bonds or assessments against the benefited property without a vote in the affected area or municipality or without being subject to a remonstration procedure, when the findings and order are filed in accordance with ORS 454.310 (Construction authorized upon commission approval). The provisions of ORS 223.205 (Scope and application) to 223.314 (Establishment or modification of system development charge not a land use decision) and 223.770 (Assessment of public property benefited by improvements) shall apply in so far as practicable to any assessment established as a result of proceedings under ORS 454.275 (Definitions for ORS 454.275 to 454.380) to 454.380 (Limitation on spending for nonconstruction items). [1981 c.358 §2; 1995 c.333 §18; 1997 c.249 §153]

Notes of Decisions

Acts of Environ­mental Quality Commission and mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties in adopting order and resolu­tions under these sec­tions were administrative, not legislative, acts, and voters were not entitled to right of initiative and referendum. United Citizens v. Oregon Environ­mental Quality Commission, 104 Or App 51, 799 P2d 665 (1990), Sup Ct review denied

Environ­mental Quality Commission order that considered need for voter approval in assessing economical alternatives to pro­ceed­ing under these sec­tions was not a de facto administrative rule and was not otherwise unlawful. United Citizens v. Environ­mental Quality Commission, 104 Or App 51, 799 P2d 665 (1990), Sup Ct review denied

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 454, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano454.­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.