City Boundary Changes

ORS 222.130
Annexation election

  • notice
  • ballot title


(1)

The statement summarizing the measure and its major effect in the ballot title for a proposal for annexation shall contain a general description of the boundaries of each territory proposed to be annexed. The description shall use streets and other generally recognized features. Notwithstanding ORS 250.035 (Form of ballot titles for state and local measures), the statement summarizing the measure and its major effect may not exceed 150 words.

(2)

The notice of an annexation election shall be given as provided in ORS 254.095 (City elections officers’ statements of offices, candidates and measures), except that in addition the notice shall contain a map indicating the boundaries of each territory proposed to be annexed.

(3)

Whenever simultaneous elections are held in a city and the territory to be annexed, the same notice and publication shall fulfill the requirements of publication for the city election and the election held in the territory. [Amended by 1967 c.283 §1; 1979 c.317 §4; 1983 c.350 §33; 1995 c.79 §80; 1995 c.534 §10; 2007 c.154 §60]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Metes and bounds description as required in notice of election, (1972) Vol 36, p 89

Chapter 222

Notes of Decisions

Provisions of this chapter do not require final decisions on small tract annexations to be made in quasi-judicial proceedings rather than by popular vote. Stewart v. City of Corvallis, 48 Or App 709, 617 P2d 921 (1980), Sup Ct review denied


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