City Sewers and Sanitation

ORS 224.310
Definitions for ORS 224.310 to 224.420

As used in ORS 224.310 (Definitions for ORS 224.310 to 224.420) to 224.420 (Duty of local treasurer to keep funds separate and withhold bond payments), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Municipality” means a duly incorporated city or town having a population of not more than 3,500 inhabitants as determined from the latest official enumeration of inhabitants, either federal or state, made prior to the date of authorization of the construction and establishment by the municipality of a sewerage system or of an extension to an existing sewerage system.


“Sewerage system” means complete or primary sewage treatment and disposal facilities, sewer mains, pumping stations, and all equipment and appurtenances necessary, useful or convenient for the treatment or disposal of sewage, or any portion of such a system, whether within or without the corporate limits of a municipality. [Amended by 1953 c.287 §9; 1959 c.157 §4]


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