OAR 629-025-0080
Removing Unattended Personal Property

(1) The Forester may remove Unattended Personal Property from State Forest Lands. Items that, at the sole discretion of Department personnel, have no apparent utility or are in an unsanitary condition are considered garbage and may be discarded.
(2) Unattended Personal Property includes items that have been left on State Forest Land longer than 48 hours or in Designated Recreation Areas for more than 24 hours and are reasonably recognizable as belonging to a Person and that have apparent utility.
(3) Weapons, drug paraphernalia, and items that reasonably appear to be either stolen or evidence of a crime, at the sole discretion of Department personnel, must be turned over to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
(4) Department personnel may separate Unattended Personal Property from garbage during cleanups. Garbage must be immediately discarded and Unattended Personal Property must be stored by the Department for no-less-than 30 days. During that period it must be reasonably available to Persons claiming ownership of the Unattended Personal Property.
(5) The Forester must arrange in advance for a location to store Unattended Personal Property. The storage facility must be reasonably secure and located at or near one of the Department’s District offices. The address of the facility will not be publicized; however, a telephone number to arrange an appointment to pick up claimed Unattended Personal Property must be provided. The telephone number must reach an office that is staffed during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays). Appointments to claim Unattended Personal Property must only be made during normal business hours.

Source: Rule 629-025-0080 — Removing Unattended Personal Property, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=629-025-0080.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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