OAR 734-040-0005

Definitions used in these rules and regulations shall be:


“Commission” means the Oregon Transportation Commission.


“Director” means the Director of the Department of Transportation or his duly authorized representative.


“Federal-Aid Primary System” means the system of state highways described in Section 103(b), Title 23, United States Code, as selected and designated by the Commission.


“Interstate System” means every state highway that is part of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways established by the Commission in compliance with Section 103(d), Title 23, United States Code.


“Junk” means all the materials described in section (6) of this rule.


“Junkyard” means any establishment or place of business that is maintained, operated or used for storing, keeping, buying or selling old or scrap copper, brass, rope, rags, batteries, paper, trash, rubber, debris, waste or junked, dismantled, wrecked, scrapped or ruined motor vehicles, or motor vehicle parts, iron, steel or other old scrap, ferrous or nonferrous material, metal or nonmetal materials, and the term includes automobile graveyards, garbage dumps and scrap metal processing facilities.


“Maintain” means to allow to exist.


“Main Traveled Way” means the through traffic lanes, exclusive of frontage roads, auxiliary lanes and ramps.


“State Highway” or “State Highway System” means the entire width between the boundary lines of every road or highway designated as a “state highway” by law or by the Oregon Transportation Commission pursuant to law and includes both primary and secondary state highways including but not limited to the Interstate System and the federal-aid primary system.


“Visible” means capable of being seen without visual aid by a person of normal visual acuity.


“Zoned Industrial Area” is an area adjacent to a state highway or public highway which is zoned industrial under authority of state law.


“Scenic Highway” is any state highway or segment of state highway adjacent to a scenic area established by the Scenic Area Board under the provisions of ORS 377.530.


“Existing Junkyard” is any junkyard in existence prior to June 30, 1967.


“New Junkyard” is any junkyard which came into existence after June 30, 1967.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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