(1) Before any street, alley, common or public place or any part thereof is vacated,
or other right granted by any city governing body under ORS 271.180 to 271.210 the applicant must petition the governing body of the city or town involved, setting
forth the particular circumstances of the case, giving a definite description of the
property sought to be vacated, or of the right, use or occupancy sought to be obtained,
and the names of the persons to be particularly affected thereby. The petition shall be filed with the auditor or clerk of the city or town involved
30 days previous to the taking of any action thereon by the city governing body.
(2) Notice of the pendency of the petition, containing a description of the area sought
to be vacated or right, use or occupancy sought to be obtained, shall be published
at least once each week for three successive weeks prior to expiration of such 30-day
period in a newspaper of general circulation in the county wherein the city or town
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