ORS 777.010¹
Areas that may be included in port

(1) Ports may be formed in the manner provided in this section and ORS 777.050 (Operation and effect of proclamation).

(2) A proposed port may include all the territory in one county. However, where a petition is filed for formation of a port, the territorial limits of which do not include the county as a whole, the limits proposed by the petition shall not extend beyond the natural watershed of any drainage basin whose waters flow into another bay, estuary or river navigable from the sea situate within the county. [Amended by 1959 c.602 §1; 1963 c.209 §1; 1967 c.342 §1; 1971 c.727 §182; 1971 c.728 §2; 2003 c.802 §149]

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

Chapter 777

Notes of Decisions

Port district’s power to formulate rules and regula­tions to prevent estuary and stream pollu­tion within its boundaries did not give it standing to object to power supply contract between Bonneville Power Administra­tion and proposed aluminum plant. Port of Astoria v. Hodel, 595 F2d 467 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 777—Ports Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors777.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano777.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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