Chapter 547 Drainage Districts

Organization of Drainage Districts; Scope of Law

§ 547.005 Authority to form drainage district
§ 547.010 Petition to form district
§ 547.015 Verification and filing of petition
§ 547.020 Fixing time and place of hearing
§ 547.025 Filing of objections
§ 547.030 Evidence at hearing
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Drainage Districts Managing Federally Authorized Flood Control Projects

§ 547.063 Definitions
§ 547.065 Public hearing required
§ 547.067 Powers of drainage district
§ 547.069 Formation of drainage district by owners of certain lands permitted
§ 547.071 Powers of drainage district officers and employees
§ 547.073 Powers of board of supervisors
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Board of Supervisors; Administration; Surety Bonds; Warrants

§ 547.105 Election of supervisors
§ 547.110 Annual meeting
§ 547.112 Change in number of supervisors
§ 547.115 Supervisors oath of office
§ 547.120 Board of supervisors
§ 547.125 Secretary as treasurer
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Engineer; Plan for Reclamation; Commissioners; Assessment of Benefits

§ 547.205 Appointment of engineer
§ 547.210 Engineers report
§ 547.215 Commissioners
§ 547.220 Notice of appointment of commissioners
§ 547.225 Assessment of benefits and damages by commissioners
§ 547.230 Notice of report of commissioners
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Works and Improvements of District

§ 547.305 Entry on land
§ 547.310 Board authority regarding reclamation works
§ 547.315 Connecting existing improvements
§ 547.320 Powers of districts regarding irrigation works
§ 547.325 Powers of districts under 1,000 acres regarding domestic water supply

Contracts With United States for Reclamation

§ 547.355 Contracts with United States for reclamation by drainage or irrigation authorized
§ 547.360 Payment of amounts due

Districts West of Cascades; Construction and Maintenance of Ditches

§ 547.405 Districts west of Cascades
§ 547.410 Maintaining improvements
§ 547.415 Failure of owner or occupant to act
§ 547.420 Liability for cost of work
§ 547.425 Prohibited practices
§ 547.430 Civil liability for expense of removal of filth or obstruction

Assessments, Charges and Taxes

§ 547.455 Annual charge or assessment
§ 547.460 County, city and town lands subject to taxation, assessment or charges
§ 547.465 Assessment or charge of low lands used for growing crops
§ 547.470 Extra assessment or charge for lake drainage
§ 547.475 List of assessments and apportionments
§ 547.480 Collection of tax
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Bonds of District

§ 547.555 Bonds
§ 547.560 Sale of bonds
§ 547.565 Payment of bonds from assessments
§ 547.570 Bond proceeds
§ 547.575 Bond fund account
§ 547.580 Retirement of bonds before maturity

Funding and Refunding of Debt under 1909 Act

§ 547.605 Funding and refunding of debt
§ 547.610 Sale or exchange of bonds
§ 547.615 Tax for payment of interest and principal
§ 547.620 Retirement of outstanding bonds

Alternative Method of Refunding Indebtedness or Issuing Bonds

§ 547.655 Authority to adopt alternative procedure
§ 547.660 Exchange of refunding bonds for outstanding indebtedness
§ 547.665 Numbering
§ 547.670 Offer by holders of indebtedness to surrender evidences thereof or accept proportional payment
§ 547.675 Lien on land assessed for bond payment
§ 547.680 Emergency fund
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Withdrawal

§ 547.755 Part of district annexed to city to be withdrawn from district only by consent of voters

Penalties

§ 547.990 Penalties

Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 547—Drainage Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors547.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).