ORS 777.132¹
Authority of ports to distribute water
  • construct and maintain marina and recreation facilities

(1) A port may distribute water for domestic purposes, industrial purposes, irrigation purposes or for the purposes of recharging ground water basins or reservoirs within or without the port.

(2) A port may construct, improve, maintain and operate public marina or other recreation facilities. Such facilities may include campgrounds or parks which the port may operate and maintain or lease to public or private organizations or persons for operation and maintenance. [1969 c.497 §3; 1971 c.728 §29; 1973 c.127 §1; 1974 c.39 §1; 1987 c.103 §1]

Note: 777.132 (Authority of ports to distribute water) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 777 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Wharves authorized by ORS 780.040 (When landowner may construct wharf) and 780.050 (Municipality or port may regulate construction of certain structures beyond low-water mark), (1972) Vol 36, p 150

Atty. Gen. Opinions

The port’s authority to interfere with the state’s proprietary rights in its submerged or submersible lands, (1972) Vol 36, p 150

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).
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. Currency Information