City Boundary Changes

ORS 222.173
Time limit for filing statements of consent

  • public records


For the purpose of authorizing an annexation under ORS 222.170 (Annexation by consent before public hearing or order for election) or under a proceeding initiated as provided by ORS 199.490 (Procedure for minor boundary changes or transfers of territory) (2), only statements of consent to annexation which are filed within any one-year period shall be effective, unless a separate written agreement waiving the one-year period or prescribing some other period of time has been entered into between an owner of land or an elector and the city.


Statements of consent to annexation filed with the legislative body of the city by electors and owners of land under ORS 222.170 (Annexation by consent before public hearing or order for election) are public records under ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) to 192.478 (Exemption for Judicial Department). [1985 c.702 §20; 1987 c.737 §5; 1987 c.818 §8]
Note: 222.173 (Time limit for filing statements of consent) to 222.177 (Transmittal of annexation records to Secretary of State) were added to and made a part of ORS chapter 222 by legislative action but were not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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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