Organization and Government of Cities

ORS 221.720
Situs of cities

  • jurisdiction of cities coextensive with boundaries


For the purpose of the administration of all laws relating to incorporated cities, other than ORS 221.090 (Terms of office of first city council), every city shall be deemed to have its legal situs in the county in which the seat of the city government is situated.


Notwithstanding any other provision of law the jurisdiction and application of government of cities shall be coextensive with the exterior boundaries of such cities, regardless of county lines.


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