Special Districts Generally

ORS 198.335
Definitions for ORS 198

As used in ORS 198.335 (Definitions for ORS 198) to 198.365 (County board as trustees for inactive district), unless the context requires otherwise:


“County board” means the board of county commissioners or the county court.


“Special district”:


Has the meaning given the term “district” in ORS 198.010 (“District” defined for chapter) (1) to (5), (7) to (24) and (27); and


Also means:


A diking district organized under ORS chapter 551.


A corporation for irrigation, drainage, water supply or flood control organized under ORS chapter 554.


A soil and water conservation district organized under ORS 568.210 (Definitions for ORS 568) to 568.808 (Taxing district to file legal description and map) and 568.900 (Definitions for ORS 568) to 568.933 (Civil penalties).


A weed control district organized under ORS 569.350 (Necessity of eradication of weeds) to 569.445 (Duty to clean machinery before moving).


A port district organized under ORS chapter 778. [1971 c.267 §5; 2005 c.22 §148; 2007 c.179 §4; 2015 c.560 §11]


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May 26, 2023