Oregon Statutes - Chapter 368 - County Roads - Section 368.366 - Ownership of vacated property.

(1) When a county governing body vacates public property under ORS 368.326 to 368.366, the vacated property shall vest as follows:

(a) If the county holds title to the property in fee, the property shall vest in the county.

(b) If the property vacated is a public square the property shall vest in the county.

(c) Unless otherwise described in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection, the vacated property shall vest in the rightful owner holding title according to law.

(d) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the vacated property shall vest in the owner of the land abutting the vacated property by extension of the personís abutting property boundaries to the center of the vacated property.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a county governing body may determine the vesting of property vacated under ORS 368.326 to 368.366 in the order or resolution that vacates the property. [1981 c.153 §42]

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