Oregon Department of Forestry

Rule Rule 629-625-0000


Forest roads are essential to forest management and contribute to providing jobs, products, tax base and other social and economic benefits.


OAR 629-625-0000 (Purpose) through 629-625-0700 (Wet Weather Road Use) shall be known as the road construction and maintenance rules.


The purpose of the road construction and maintenance rules is to establish standards for locating, designing, constructing and maintaining efficient and beneficial forest roads; locating and operating rock pits and quarries; and vacating roads, rock pits, and quarries that are no longer needed in manners that provide the maximum practical protection to maintain forest productivity, water quality, and fish and wildlife habitat.


The road construction and maintenance rules shall apply to all forest practices regions unless otherwise indicated.

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