Sanitary Districts and Authorities

ORS 450.245
Application of ORS 450.005 to 450.245 to districts organized under former laws

  • savings clause


Sanitary districts organized under chapter 385, Oregon Laws 1935, which were exercising the functions of sanitary districts on July 16, 1949, are vested with all rights, powers and obligations prescribed in ORS 450.005 (Definitions for ORS 450.005 to 450.245) to 450.245 (Application of ORS 450.005 to 450.245 to districts organized under former laws) and, after July 16, 1949, shall conduct their business in accordance with and be subject to those sections.


No right or obligation incurred by the formation of a sanitary district pursuant to the provisions of chapter 385, Oregon Laws 1935, as amended by chapter 402, Oregon Laws 1941, is affected by the repeal of those provisions.
§§ 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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