City Sewers and Sanitation

ORS 224.030
Authority of city over water and waterways

  • limitations

A city, through its council, may divert water and waterways, fill or drain lakes, ponds or other waters, increase or diminish the flow of waters in natural channels or dam channels and do such other acts and things as may be found necessary or essential for the matters provided for in ORS 224.010 (Definitions for ORS 224.010 to 224.170) to 224.120 (Sale without foreclosure) and in ORS 224.170 (Certain laws and charter provisions applicable to property beyond city limits). However, no property rights or other vested rights shall be taken without agreement with the owner or a proceeding of condemnation.
§§ 224.010 to 224.170

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Application of Ballot Measure 47 (Oregon Constitution Article XI, section 11g) to issuance of bonds for specific local improvements, (1996) Vol 48, p 67


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