Oregon Statutes - Chapter 312 - Foreclosure of Property Tax Liens - Section 312.040 - Notice of proceeding; service.

(1) Notice of each foreclosure proceeding shall be given by publication and by both certified and regular first class mail as provided in this section:

(a) Notice shall be given by one publication of the foreclosure list in a newspaper of general circulation in the county, to be designated by the county court or board of county commissioners. The price charged by the newspaper shall be at the legal rate as provided by law. A copy of the newspaper notice shall be mailed by the county to each incorporated city in the county.

(b) In addition, notice of the foreclosure proceeding shall be sent by certified and regular first class mail to the owner or owners, as shown in the county deed records, of each property included on the foreclosure list at the address or addresses as reflected in the county records under ORS 93.260, 311.555 or 311.560.

(2) Each notice given under subsection (1) or (4) of this section shall identify the particular property or properties that is the subject of the notice.

(3) All persons owning or claiming to own, or having or claiming to have, any interest in any property included in the foreclosure list are required to take notice of such proceeding and of all steps thereunder.

(4) If it is deemed expedient to do so, notice of the institution of the foreclosure proceeding may be given by personal service. Notice by personal service shall be in lieu of service by publication and certified and regular first class mail required by subsection (1) of this section as to the defendant or defendants so served, and it shall not be necessary to include in the publication of the foreclosure list the names of such defendants or the descriptions or other matters relating to their respective properties. [Amended by 1957 c.68 §1; 1983 c.657 §9; 1985 c.613 §29; 1987 c.311 §4]

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