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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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Section 10-217 Forfeiture.

All franchises or privileges heretofore granted by the City which are not in actual use or enjoyment or which the grantee thereof has not in good faith commenced to exercise within the time required by the terms thereof are hereby declared forfeited and of no validity. This Charter shall in no wise validate any contract, privilege or franchise not heretofore a legal and valid obligation of the City. [May 3, 1913, sec. 82; rev. 1914, sec. 181; 1928 pub., sec. 181; 1942 recod., sec. 10-217.]