Highway Beautification

ORS 377.992
Penalties

  • rules


(1)

(a) A person who violates any provision of ORS 377.510 (Signs visible from state highways regulated) (1) or 377.700 (Short title) to 377.844 (Enforcement of rules regarding health and safety) or any regulation of the Travel Information Council adopted pursuant thereto is subject to a civil penalty of up to $1,000 per day for each day of violation, or the amount of gross revenues earned for the sign during the period of time the violation continues, whichever is greater.

(b)

The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules to develop a decision matrix to be used in determining the amount of the civil penalty imposed under this subsection. The matrix must take into account the nature of the violation committed, the number of violations committed and any other factors the department determines necessary.

(2)

Violation of the conditions and provisions of a permit procured under ORS 377.050 (Consent of department for removal of trees along state highways) by any person having procured the permit is punishable, upon conviction, by a civil penalty of not more than $100.

(3)

Violation of ORS 377.030 (Destruction or removal of trees on state highways without permission prohibited) to 377.050 (Consent of department for removal of trees along state highways), 377.510 (Signs visible from state highways regulated) (2), 377.620 (Restrictions on maintaining or establishing junkyard along highway) (2) or 377.635 (Junkyard in violation of restrictions declared a public nuisance) is punishable, upon conviction, by a civil penalty of not more than $100.

(4)

Civil penalties under this section shall be imposed in the manner provided by ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures). [1971 c.770 §28; 2001 c.508 §3; 2009 c.463 §11; 2011 c.9 §49]

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Jun. 26, 2021