ORS 819.210¹
Sale or disposal of vehicle not reclaimed

(1) If a vehicle taken into custody under ORS 819.110 (Custody, towing and sale or disposal of abandoned vehicle) or 819.120 (Immediate custody and towing of vehicle constituting hazard or obstruction) is not reclaimed within 30 days after it is taken into custody, the person that towed the vehicle shall either:

(a) Sell the vehicle and its contents at public auction in the manner provided in ORS 87.192 (Notice of foreclosure sale to lien debtor) and 87.196 (Notice of foreclosure sale to secured parties); or

(b) Dispose of the vehicle in a manner provided by local ordinance.

(2) The contents of any vehicle sold under this section are subject to the same conditions of sale as the vehicle in which they are found. [1983 c.338 §427; 1995 c.758 §15; 2009 c.371 §15]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Due process require­ments of pro­ce­dures for removal by State Police of abandoned and illegally parked vehicles from right of way of state or interstate highway or from state prop­erty, (1981) Vol 41, p 474

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 819—Value and Stolen Vehicles; Vehicle Identification Numbers; Vehicle Appraisers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors819.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 819, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano819.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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