2017 ORS 454.725¹
Contracts with local governments

(1) The Department of Environmental Quality may enter into agreements with local units of government for the local units to perform the duties of the department under ORS 454.635 (Notice of violation), 454.655 (Permit required for construction), 454.665 (Inspection of completed construction) and 454.755 (Fees for certain reports on sewage disposal).

(2) The Department of Environmental Quality may enter into an agreement with a local unit of government when the local unit of government requests to perform the variance duties of the department under ORS 454.657 (Variance from subsurface sewage disposal system rules or standards) and 454.660 (Delegation of variance powers) subject to variance criteria specified in the agreement by the department. Each local unit of government performing variance duties under an agreement may set and collect a variance application fee as provided in ORS 454.662 (Variance fee). A fee collected by a local unit of government under this subsection shall not exceed the cost to the local unit of government of performing the variance duties of the department. [1973 c.835 §219a; 1975 c.167 §9; 1975 c.309 §5; 1979 c.591 §3; 1999 c.551 §12]

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.