Assessment of Property for Taxation

ORS 308.320
Oath of assessor upon completion of assessment roll


Every county assessor, at the time of the completion of the assessment roll, shall take and subscribe to an oath in substantially the following language and form:

State of Oregon )
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County of______ )
I, ___________, being the duly elected, qualified and acting assessor of the above-named county, do solemnly swear that I have diligently and to the best of my ability assessed all property in said county, which by law I am permitted to assess; that I have not willfully or knowingly omitted to assess any person or property, or valued over its assessed value any property or class of property whatever.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this ___ day of_____, 2___.
(Signature and title of officer)


The oath shall forthwith be filed by the assessor with the Department of Revenue with the Summaries of Assessments and Levies Report.


No assessor shall fail to make and subscribe to the oath required by this section nor to file the oath with the Department of Revenue. [Amended by 1981 c.804 §52; 1991 c.459 §110; 1997 c.541 §171]
Chapter 308

Notes of Decisions

Programs administered by Department of Revenue that allow preferential assessment for farm and forestland are not "programs affecting land use" and are not subject to requirement of statewide goal and local comprehensive plan compliance under ORS 197.180. Springer v. LCDC, 111 Or App 262, 826 P2d 54 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Application of Article XI, section 11b of Oregon Constitution to this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 388

Law Review Citations

5 EL 516 (1975)


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