Oregon Department of Forestry

Rule Rule 629-045-0055
Limitations and Requirements for Forest Protection District Actions


(1)

The forester shall make adjustments to the forest patrol assessment rolls to give effect to all forestland classification or reclassification decisions made by a committee, pursuant to OAR 629-045-0030 (Classification of Forestland by a Committee) and 629-045-0035 (Classification Requirements and Limitations), within six months of the date the applicable formal written order was filed with a county clerk pursuant to ORS 526.328 (Hearing)(2). Any delay in meeting this six month requirement shall be promptly reported in writing to the State Forester. The State Forester may thereafter extend, in writing, the six month limitation.

(2)

Forest patrol assessment rolls shall be continuously maintained to reflect correct information with regard to ownership, acreage, subdivision of lots, lot line adjustments, combination of contiguous lots as provided in ORS 477.295 (Minimum assessment under ORS 477.270), etc., however, neither the forester nor a county assessor is authorized to change the classification of forestland applied to a parcel of land, as filed with the county clerk by a forestland classification committee under 526.328 (Hearing), or by the State Forester under 526.340 (Classification by State Forester), except:

(a)

As provided in section (1) of this rule;

(b)

As necessary to correct obvious or minor administrative errors; or

(c)

As necessary to reflect court decisions arising from an appeal made pursuant to ORS 526.332 (Appeal).
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