City Parks, Memorials and Cemeteries

ORS 226.530
Powers of city to acquire and remove cemeteries to another site


Any municipal corporation, by and through its governing body, in addition to the powers and privileges heretofore conferred upon municipal corporations by the laws of this state, shall for the purposes of ORS 226.530 (Powers of city to acquire and remove cemeteries to another site) to 226.630 (Acts to be done by city in removing and reinterring remains) have the power to:

(1)

Acquire cemeteries and cemetery properties, by eminent domain, conveyance or otherwise.

(2)

Acquire real property for the purpose of reinterment of remains.

(3)

Disinter remains and remove all gravestones, monuments or other evidences of the location or existence of graves, and to move the same to another site.

(4)

Sell, lease or convey land acquired under the authority of ORS 226.530 (Powers of city to acquire and remove cemeteries to another site) to 226.630 (Acts to be done by city in removing and reinterring remains), or through voluntary transfers or otherwise. [1953 c.298 §3]

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