Oregon Department of Forestry

Rule Rule 629-042-0005
Forest Protection Plans


Pursuant to ORS 477.210 (Duty of owner to protect forestland)(2), a forest protection plan filed by a owner of forestland shall include the following information, before consideration of approval by the Oregon Board of Forestry:

(1)

A complete legal description of the forestland to be protected.

(2)

A map, with scale of two inches to the mile, revealing section, township and range lines of the forestland involved, and showing thereon roads, streams, trails, structures, fuel types and the location of protection facilities for such land.

(3)

A general description of the land management activities to be conducted on the forestland.

(4)

The name, address and telephone number of the person who is in charge of forest protection on the forestland to be protected and who is obligated to carry out the provisions of a approved forest protection plan.

(5)

A complete description of the methods to be used for the prevention of fire on the forestland to be protected.

(6)

A complete description of the systems and methods to be used for the timely discovery and reporting of any and all fires originating on or spreading to the forestland to be protected.

(7)

A complete description of the procedure to be used for notifying the forester, in the event of any fire on the forestland to be protected.

(8)

A complete description of the personnel resources available for fire suppression, including personnel for initial attack activities, personnel for extended attack activities and personnel for support and logistics activities.

(9)

A complete description of the training standards and requirements for the personnel resources described in subsections (4) and (8) of this rule.

(10)

A complete description of the type, location and amount of fire fighting equipment in serviceable condition, including but not limited to shovels, hoes, axes, backpack pumps, fire hose, engines, water tenders, portable tanks, portable pumps, dozers, communications, aircraft and equipment for the transportation of men and equipment to be used for initial attack activities, extended attack activities and for support and logistics activities.

(11)

A complete description of the systems, methods and guiding strategies to be used for the timely suppression of fire on or spreading from the forestland to be protected.

(12)

A certification that the Incident Command System will be used to manage fire suppression activities on the forestland involved.

(13)

The signature of each owner of the forestland to be protected, together with their address and telephone number.
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