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Article 2 Boundaries and Annexation

City Charter Article

Section 1-201 Boundaries.

All property surrounded by the corporate limits of the City of Portland as described and officially filed from time to time as set forth in this Section is hereby embraced within the City of Portland. Within ten (10) days after this amendment becomes effective and the official canvass of votes is completed and results of election on this amendment are proclaimed, the Council shall adopt a resolution describing such boundaries. Certified copies of such resolution shall be filed with the Secretary of State and the librarian of the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon, with the County Commission or county court of each county in which a portion of the City is located, and with the Clerk, Assessor, Surveyor, Engineer, Elections Officer, and Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission, if any, of each such county, and such other official as may be required by statute. [Ch. 1903, sec. 12; rev. 1914, sec. 9; 1928 pub., sec. 9; 1942 recod., sec. 1-201; am. May 18, 1962; am. May 20, 1986.]

Section 1-202 Annexations.

The City of Portland may annex additional territory and other cities or areas may be consolidated or merged with the City in any manner permitted by statute. [Ch. 1903, sec. 13; rev. 1914, sec. 10; 1928 pub., sec. 10; 1942 recod., sec. 1-202; am. May 18, 1962.]

Section 1-203 Boundary Changes.

Within ten (10) days after the effective date of any annexation or ten (10) days after the proclamation of results of any election on merger or consolidation, if such merger or consolidation is successful, the Council shall adopt a resolution describing the new boundaries, certified copies of which shall be filed as set forth in Section 1-201 of this Charter. [Ch. 1903, sec. 17; rev. 1914 sec. 14; 1928 pub., sec. 14; 1942 recod., sec. 1-206; rev. May 18, 1962.]

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