ORS 836.045¹
Condemnation by department

In the condemnation of property authorized by ORS 836.025 (Establishment of airports and air navigation facilities by department), the Oregon Department of Aviation as authorized by the State Aviation Board shall proceed in the name of the state in the manner provided by ORS chapter 35. For the purpose of making surveys and examinations relative to any condemnation proceedings, it shall be lawful to enter upon any land in the manner provided by ORS 35.220 (Precondemnation entry on real property), doing no unnecessary damage. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other statute, or the charter of any municipality, the department may take possession of any property to be condemned at any time after the commencement of the condemnation proceedings. The department shall not be precluded from abandoning the condemnation of any such property in any case where possession thereof has not been taken. [Formerly 492.090; 2003 c.477 §13]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 836—Airports and Landing Fields, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors836.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.
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