Oregon Water Resources Department

Rule Rule 690-310-0050
Map to Accompany Application for Water Use Permit


(1)

Each application shall be accompanied by a map or drawing which shall be considered a part of the application.

(2)

Maps submitted with water use applications shall meet the following criteria:

(a)

The application map, which is made part of the record, shall be of permanent quality and drawn in ink or otherwise printed in an indelible form with sufficient clarity so as to be easily reproduced;

(b)

Maps shall be drawn on good-quality paper. If the map is larger than 11 inches by 17 inches, one additional copy must be submitted;

(c)

All maps shall be drawn to a standard, even scale of not less than 4 inches = 1 mile. The map may be of another standard scale if the Department grants, by mail or electronic means, advance approval of the use of the scale. All maps must include the scale to which the map is drawn and a north directional symbol.

(3)

A platted and recorded subdivision map, deed description survey map or county assessor may be submitted as the application map if all of the required information is clearly shown.

(4)

Each copy of the map shall show clearly each of the following requirements that apply to the proposed appropriation:

(a)

The location of each diversion point, well, or dam by reference to a recognized public land survey corner. The locations may be shown by distance and bearing or by coordinates (distance north or south and distance east or west from the corner);

(b)

The location of main canals, ditches, pipelines, or flumes;

(c)

The location of the place where water is to be used identified by tax lot, township, range, section and nearest quarter-quarter section along with a notation of the acreage of the proposed place of use, if appropriate. The Department also shall accept any locational coordinate information that the applicant may wish to provide, including latitude and longitude as established by a global positioning system. If for irrigation, the area to be irrigated in each quarter-quarter of a section shall be indicated by shading or hatchuring and the number of acres in each quarter-quarter section, donation land claim, government lot or other recognized public land survey lines indicated.
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