OAR 690-260-0005
Purpose of Rules


The purpose of these rules is to provide guidance for enforcement and assessment of civil penalties for violations of state water law. Notice requirements, classification of violations, a penalty schedule and a hearing process are described in the rules.


These rules are intended to carry out authority granted to the Commission in ORS 536.900 (Civil penalties) to 536.935 (Disposition of penalties). Except as provided in OAR 690-262-0090, the Commission delegates to the Director the authority to implement the provisions of OAR 690-260. These rules are in addition to civil penalty rules authorized by the 1985 Legislature for violations by well constructors (OAR 690-225).
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 690-260-0005’s source at or​.us