Oregon Department of Transportation, Highway Division

Rule Rule 734-020-0095
Prohibited Activities on State Highway Right of Way


The following activities are prohibited on the right-of-way of any state highway as defined by ORS 377.710 (Definitions for ORS 377.700 to 377.844)(34):


Lighting of fires;


Depositing refuse of any kind except in designated containers;


Camping or staying overnight, or any establishment of occupancy or of a residence, whether temporary or permanent; and


Erection of any building or facility, including but not limited to tents, shacks, lean-tos, stands or shelters of any kind.


This rule does not apply to rest areas covered under OAR chapter 734, division 30.


Violation of subsection (1)(c) or (d) of this rule will subject the violating party to a possible citation for criminal trespass under the laws of this state.

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Jun. 8, 2021