City Parks, Memorials and Cemeteries

ORS 226.550
Governing body to publish resolution or ordinance upon finding that cemetery should be relocated

Upon a finding by the governing body of a municipal corporation, after such hearing, that a cemetery located within such corporation is abandoned, or has become deteriorated or dilapidated and overgrown with weeds, trees, shrubs or other uncontrolled growth, and is so located as to endanger the health, welfare, comfort or safety of the public, and that the public welfare requires that such cemetery be discontinued, relocated and cleared, the governing body shall publish its findings by ordinance or resolution. [1953 c.298 §5]


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