City Parks, Memorials and Cemeteries

ORS 226.570
Power of city to condemn cemetery

Upon the adoption by the governing body of a municipal corporation of an ordinance or resolution, as provided by ORS 226.540 (Public hearing concerning abandoned or neglected cemetery) and 226.550 (Governing body to publish resolution or ordinance upon finding that cemetery should be relocated), such governing body shall have the authority, by an action filed in the circuit court of the State of Oregon for the county in which such municipal corporation is located to condemn any cemetery subject to condemnation by the provisions of ORS 226.510 (Certain cemeteries as menace to public) to 226.640 (Issuance of permit to restore, maintain and preserve abandoned cemetery). [1953 c.298 §7; 1979 c.284 §124]


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