Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

ORS 454.330
County to collect seepage charge for municipality


The county in which a municipality is levying a seepage charge under ORS 454.317 (Resolution or ordinance authorizing levy and collection of seepage charge) to 454.350 (Effect of ORS 454) shall collect the seepage charge for the municipality.


The county shall establish a separate account for each ordinance or resolution adopted by a municipality and imposing a seepage charge within the county. The seepage charges collected under an ordinance or resolution shall be credited only to the account established for that ordinance or resolution.


Moneys in an account established under this section shall be disbursed only to the municipality for which the account was established.


In order to receive funds under this section, a municipality must notify the county that the Environmental Quality Commission has ordered the governing body to proceed with construction of treatment works as provided in ORS 454.305 (Effect of findings) (2). Upon such notification, the county shall release funds from the appropriate account to the municipality. [1983 c.235 §4]


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