Rural Fire Protection Districts

ORS 478.840
Definitions for ORS 478.845 to 478.875

As used in ORS 478.845 (Revenue bonds authorized for fire safety systems) to 478.875 (Remedies for breach of loan contract):


“District” means a rural fire protection district organized under ORS chapter 478.


“Fire safety system” means any device or system that protects structures or people from damage, injury or destruction by fire or that minimizes the effects of fire. The term includes automatic fire sprinkler systems. [1995 c.725 §1]
Note: 478.840 (Definitions for ORS 478.845 to 478.875) to 478.875 (Remedies for breach of loan contract) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 478 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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