Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

The City of Portland, Oregon

Charter, Code and Policies

City of Portland

GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-4000

EMAIL: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

More Contact Info

3.74.040 Administering Oaths.

(Added by Ordinance No. 189635, effective August 31, 2019.) When an oath is required by this Chapter:

A.  The oath may be administered by the City Auditor, a deputy City Auditor, a notary public, or a judge or magistrate of any court of record in the United States, within their respective jurisdictions. 

B.  Oaths shall be in writing and signed by the persons taking and administering the oath. Whenever the oath is administered by a person other than the City Auditor or a deputy City Auditor, the credentials of the person administering the oath shall appear on the document, and the oath shall be sent immediately to the City Auditor.