Municipal Utilities

ORS 225.140
Condemnation of private property for telephone system

Except as provided in ORS 225.150 (Compensation) and 225.160 (Alternate condemnation proceeding), in exercising the powers granted by ORS 225.110 (Ownership and operation of telephone system by city within or without city limits) to 225.130 (Right to acquire property), a city may bring actions for condemnation or taking of any private property necessary for such public use, in the manner provided or permitted by law for private corporations, notwithstanding that the property may already be devoted to a public use.


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