County Roads

ORS 368.326
Purpose of vacation procedures

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ORS 368.326 (Purpose of vacation procedures) to 368.366 (Vesting of vacated property) establish vacation procedures by which a county governing body may vacate a subdivision, part of a subdivision, a public road, a trail, a public easement, public square or any other public property or public interest in property under the jurisdiction of the county governing body. The vacation procedures under ORS 368.326 (Purpose of vacation procedures) to 368.366 (Vesting of vacated property):


Shall not be used by the county governing body to vacate property or an interest in property that is within a city.


Are an alternative method to the method established under ORS chapter 92 for the vacation of a subdivision. [1981 c.153 §34]
§§ 368.326 to 368.366

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute (Ors 368.620)

Statutory vacation is intended as exclusive means of extinguishing duly established public road, so common law abandonment is not available. Martin v. Klamath County, 39 Or App 455, 592 P2d 1037 (1979), Sup Ct review denied


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