Vehicle Title and Registration

ORS 803.445
Authority of counties and districts to impose registration fees

  • rules
  • maximum amount


(1)

The governing body of a county may impose registration fees for vehicles as provided in ORS 801.041 (Terms and conditions for imposition of registration fee by county).

(2)

The governing body of a district may impose registration fees for vehicles as provided in ORS 801.042 (Terms and conditions for imposition of registration fee by district).

(3)

The Department of Transportation shall provide by rule for the administration of laws authorizing county and district registration fees and for the collection of those fees.

(4)

Any registration fee imposed under this section shall be imposed in a manner consistent with ORS 803.420 (Registration fees).

(5)

A county or district may not impose a vehicle registration fee that would by itself, or in combination with any other vehicle registration fee imposed under this section, exceed the sum of the fee imposed under ORS 803.420 (Registration fees) (6)(a) and the fee applicable to the registered vehicle under ORS 803.422 (Registration fees based on miles per gallon). The owner of any vehicle subject to multiple fees under this section shall be allowed a credit or credits with respect to one or more of such fees so that the total of such fees does not exceed the sum of the fee imposed under ORS 803.420 (Registration fees) (6)(a) and the fee applicable to the registered vehicle under ORS 803.422 (Registration fees based on miles per gallon). [1989 c.864 §2; 2017 c.750 §39f; 2018 c.93 §23]
Note: Sections 5 and 6, chapter 491, Oregon Laws 2019, provide:
Sec. 5. Section 6 of this 2019 Act is added to and made a part of the Oregon Vehicle Code. [2019 c.491 §5]
Sec. 6. Notwithstanding ORS 803.445 (Authority of counties and districts to impose registration fees) (5), a metropolitan service district established under ORS chapter 268 may impose a vehicle registration fee that does not exceed the sum of the fee imposed under ORS 803.420 (Registration fees) (6)(a) and the fee applicable to the registered vehicle under ORS 803.422 (Registration fees based on miles per gallon), if the vehicle registration fee is approved by the electors of the district before December 31, 2022. [2019 c.491 §6]
Chapter 803

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Application of Article XI, section 11b of Oregon Constitution to fees imposed under this chapter, (1991) Vol 46, p 447


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