OAR 860-028-0115
Duties of Structure Owners


An owner must install, maintain, and operate its facilities in compliance with Commission Safety Rules.


An owner must establish, maintain, and make available to occupants its joint use construction standards for attachments to its poles, towers, and for joint space in conduits. Standards for attachment must apply uniformly to attachments by all operators, including the owner.


An owner must establish and maintain mutually agreeable protocols for communications between the owner and its occupants.


An owner must immediately correct violations that pose imminent danger to life or property. In the event that a pole occupant performs the corrections, a pole owner must reimburse the pole occupant for the actual cost of corrections. Charges imposed under this section must not exceed the actual cost of corrections.


An owner must respond to a pole occupant’s request for assistance in making a correction within 45 days.


An owner must ensure the accuracy of inspection data prior to transmitting information to the pole occupant.


Vegetation around communications lines must not pose a foreseeable danger to the pole and electric supply operator’s facilities.

Source: Rule 860-028-0115 — Duties of Structure Owners, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=860-028-0115.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 860-028-0115’s source at or​.us