Chapter 221 Organization and Government of Cities

Incorporation of Cities

§ 221.005 Legislative findings
§ 221.010 Definitions for ORS 221.020 to 221.100
§ 221.020 Authority to incorporate
§ 221.031 Petition to incorporate
§ 221.032 Annexation during pendency of incorporation
§ 221.034 Incorporation of rural unincorporated community and contiguous lands
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City Government; Officers; Nominations and Elections; Charter Amendments

§ 221.110 City officers
§ 221.120 City council
§ 221.130 Mayor
§ 221.140 Appointment of municipal judge and other city officers
§ 221.142 Qualifications for municipal judges
§ 221.145 Basing compensation of city officers upon fines prohibited
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Ordinances

§ 221.275 Definitions for ORS 221.275 to 221.290
§ 221.277 Violation of city parking ordinance
§ 221.285 Notice of delinquent parking violation to rental company
§ 221.287 Recovery of fine from renter or lessee of vehicle
§ 221.290 Application of ORS 221.275 to 221.290
§ 221.295 Ordinances regulating placement or height of radio antennas
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Municipal Courts

§ 221.336 Establishment of municipal court
§ 221.339 Jurisdiction of municipal court
§ 221.342 Method by which municipal court becomes court of record
§ 221.343 Method by which municipal court ceases to operate as court of record
§ 221.344 Registration of municipal court
§ 221.346 Enforcement of judgments of municipal court
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Appeals

§ 221.359 Appeals from conviction in municipal court
§ 221.360 Appeal on issue of validity of charter provision or ordinance
§ 221.370 Validity of charter or ordinance provision determined before merits
§ 221.380 Appeal by city from invalidating order
§ 221.390 Trial, procedure and sentence in circuit court on appeal from municipal court

Authority to Regulate Local Matters; Licensing and Taxation

Generally

§ 221.410 Power of city to control local affairs
§ 221.415 Municipal rights of way
§ 221.420 Municipal regulation of public utilities
§ 221.450 Privilege tax on public utilities operating without franchise
§ 221.460 Duration of franchises, privileges and permits
§ 221.470 Removal of structures on expiration of grant or franchise
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Telecommunications Carriers

§ 221.505 Policy
§ 221.510 Municipal regulation of telecommunications carriers
§ 221.515 Privilege tax on telecommunications carriers

Disincorporation

§ 221.610 Disincorporation of cities
§ 221.621 Disincorporation procedure
§ 221.650 Property conveyed to county

Temporary Provisions Relating to Disincorporation of City of Damascus Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 221.650

Distribution Utilities

§ 221.655 Privilege tax on distribution utilities

Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 221.720 Situs of cities
§ 221.725 Sale of city real property
§ 221.727 Alternative procedure for sale of city real property
§ 221.735 Continuation of collection service after incorporation
§ 221.750 Right of cities to public areas not extinguished by adverse possession or statute of limitations
§ 221.760 Prerequisites for cities in counties of over 100,000 population to receive revenues from cigarette, gas and liquor taxes
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Ghost Towns

§ 221.862 Historic ghost town defined
§ 221.867 Filling vacancies in city council of historic ghost town to form quorum
§ 221.869 Preference for appointment to city council of historic ghost town
§ 221.872 State revenues not available to historic ghost town

The 1893 Incorporation Act

§ 221.901 Cities organized under 1893 Act
§ 221.902 City officers
§ 221.903 Bond and oath of officers
§ 221.904 Vacancies
§ 221.905 Compensation of city officers
§ 221.906 Election procedure generally
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Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 221—Organization and Government of Cities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors221.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).