Oregon Statutes - Chapter 551 - Diking Districts - Section 551.030 - Publication of petition; order to show cause; viewers to investigate proposed works.

(1) The county court or board of county commissioners shall then have the petition published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the district is headquartered once each week for four consecutive weeks, together with an order citing all interested parties to appear before the court on a given date, after the time of publication of the notice has expired, and show cause why the petition should not be granted.

(2) The court shall appoint three disinterested viewers, nonresidents of the proposed district, together with the county surveyor, to view out the proposed dikes and dams, along the most practical route to accomplish the object desired, at the least possible cost and expense. [Amended by 1989 c.182 §44]

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