Rural Fire Protection Districts

ORS 478.240
Special elections

  • electors


At any regular meeting, the district board may call a special election.


In any district in which there are no electors registered in the district and the property is used for business, industrial or farming purposes and is nonresidential in character, all owners of property located within the district may vote, and the authorized officer or representative of any corporation owning land in the district may vote for the corporation landowner. [Amended by 1969 c.667 §15; 1971 c.647 §112; 1973 c.618 §2; 1983 c.83 §96; 1983 c.350 §290]
Chapter 478

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Propriety of office holding of a land owning nonresident elected director of a rural fire protection district, (1975) Vol 37, p 873

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 53 (1971)


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Jun. 26, 2021