City Parks, Memorials and Cemeteries

ORS 226.620
City acquiring condemned cemetery to proceed with removal and reinterment of remains


Whenever any municipal corporation shall have proceeded under ORS 226.510 (Certain cemeteries as menace to public) to 226.640 (Issuance of permit to restore, maintain and preserve abandoned cemetery), and a judgment of the court shall vest in said municipal corporation the title to such cemetery properties, as referred to herein, by eminent domain, such municipal corporation shall proceed with the removal of remains, stones, monuments and any and all evidences of a grave, and provide for reinterment in a suitable location, within a reasonable time after the entry of a general judgment, and the expiration of the time for appeal therefrom, or the final disposition of any appeal which may be filed in connection with the judgment. [1953 c.298 §12; 2003 c.576 §402]

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