OAR 291-073-0020
Mandatory Criteria for all Sites

The mandatory criteria for all sites (including medium security and minimum work camps) are listed below. They are not in any order of preference.


A proposed site must be available by purchase, condemnation, exchange or otherwise.


A proposed site must be of sufficient size and shape to accommodate the planned facility and its operation.


A proposed site must not be located in a 100-year flood plain as defined by a current FEMA map.


A proposed site must not be in a designated tsunami inundation zone.


A proposed site must have infrastructure available either on-site or such that they can be provided and maintained cost effectively. This infrastructure includes:


Water for domestic use, fire protection, and irrigation;


Sanitary sewer collection and treatment;


Surface drainage and storm water collection and disposal; and


Electricity, natural gas and/or oil or propane and telecommunications.


A proposed site must be served by road or highway system capable of supporting the planned facility. New roadway construction or roadway improvements (if required) must be able to be constructed at a reasonable cost and be ready at the time the facility is scheduled to be opened.

Source: Rule 291-073-0020 — Mandatory Criteria for all Sites, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-073-0020.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 291-073-0020’s source at or​.us