(1) A person is not eligible to serve in any office listed in ORS 204.005 unless the person is a citizen of the United States and an elector under the Oregon
(2) A person is not eligible to serve in any elective office listed in ORS 204.005 unless the person meets the requirements of subsection (1) of this section and in
addition is a resident of the county in which the person is elected for the period
of one year preceding the next election, except that in counties of less than 25,000
population the requirement of residency in the county in which the person is elected
does not apply to an elected county surveyor.
(3) A person is not eligible to be a candidate for election or appointment to the
office of county surveyor unless registered under the laws of this state as a registered
professional land surveyor.
(4) A person is not eligible to be a candidate for election or appointment to the
office of county assessor unless:
(a) The person has qualified as a registered appraiser or is an appraiser trainee
under ORS 308.015 and if an appraiser trainee, notwithstanding ORS 308.015, becomes a registered appraiser within two years after taking office; and
(b) The person either has two years of office and accounting experience, including
experience in office management activities, or has two years of full-time employment
in the office of a county assessor.
(5) The Department of Revenue shall prepare applications and questionnaires, and obtain
information it may deem necessary to determine that a candidate for the office of
county assessor has met the requirements of subsection (4) of this section, and shall
furnish to applicants suitable certificates evidencing satisfactory compliance with
the required qualifications.
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