Oregon Statutes - Chapter 223 - Local Improvements and Works Generally - Section 223.208 - System development and connection charges of local government subject to Bancroft Act.

(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, the rights and duties accorded local governments and the owners of property for financing and assessments under ORS 223.205 to 223.775 shall apply to the following:

(a) A system development charge designed to finance the purchase or development of a public park or recreational facility or the construction, extension or enlargement of a street, community water supply, storm sewer or sewerage or disposal system as defined in ORS 199.464 imposed by a local government as a condition to issuance of any occupancy permit or imposed by a local government at such other time as, by ordinance, it may determine.

(b) That portion of a connection charge imposed by a local government that is greater than the amount necessary to reimburse the local government for its costs of inspection and installing connections with system mains.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 223.230, the financing of system development or connection charges under this section may, at the option of the governing body, be a second lien on real property, which lien shall be inferior only to the mortgage or other security interest held by the lender of the owner’s purchase money. Bonds issued under this subsection shall be issued separately from bonds otherwise issued under ORS 223.205 to 223.775 and shall comply with all applicable federal regulations. [1977 c.722 §3; 1979 c.837 §1; 1983 c.349 §1; 1991 c.902 §8; 1997 c.249 §62; 2001 c.662 §1; 2003 c.802 §4]

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