ORS 450.135
Ordinance declaring method of payment


For the purposes specified in ORS 450.075 (Powers of sanitary district) (3), a district may declare by ordinance before doing the same that the cost, or any portion thereof, shall be assessed against the property directly benefited. Or it may provide in the ordinance that the cost shall be paid partly by assessment against the property directly benefited and partly out of the general funds of or sewer service charges collected by the district.


The determination of the board as expressed in the ordinance as to the proportion of the cost shall be based upon an exercise of the board’s sound discretion.
§§ 450.005 to 450.303

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Provision of sewer service to property outside boundaries of sanitary districts, (1980) Vol 41, p 183

Chapter 450

Notes of Decisions

Where city with home rule charter enacted ordinance imposing franchise fee on sanitary authority for use of city’s rights-of-way, ordinance operates concurrently with state law and is not preempted. Rogue Valley Sewer Services v. City of Phoenix, 262 Or App 183, 329 P3d 1 (2014), aff’d 357 Or 437, 353 P3d 581 (2015)

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