County Governing Bodies

ORS 203.010
General powers of county as body politic and corporate

Each county is a body politic and corporate for the following purposes:


To sue and be sued;


To purchase and hold for the use of the county lands lying within its own limits and any personal estate;


To make all necessary contracts; and


To do all other necessary acts in relation to the property and concerns of the county.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Marion County to borrow money on security of Senator Hotel, (1980) Vol 40, p 422

Chapter 203

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Standards county may impose for approval of private roads created in partitioning land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1230


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