(1) A municipal court has concurrent jurisdiction with circuit courts and justice
courts over all violations committed or triable in the city where the court is located.
(2) Except as provided in subsections (3) and (4) of this section, municipal courts
have concurrent jurisdiction with circuit courts and justice courts over misdemeanors
committed or triable in the city. Municipal courts may exercise the jurisdiction conveyed by this section without a
charter provision or ordinance authorizing that exercise.
(3) Municipal courts have no jurisdiction over felonies.
(4) A city may limit the exercise of jurisdiction over misdemeanors by a municipal
court under this section by the adoption of a charter provision or ordinance, except
that municipal courts must retain concurrent jurisdiction with circuit courts over:
(a) Misdemeanors created by the city's own charter or by ordinances adopted by the
city, as provided in ORS 3.132; and
(5) Subject to the powers and duties of the Attorney General under ORS 180.060, the city attorney has authority to prosecute a violation of any offense created
by statute that is subject to the jurisdiction of a municipal court, including any
appeal, if the offense is committed or triable in the city. The prosecution shall be in the name of the state. The city attorney shall have all powers of a district attorney in prosecutions under
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