Scenic Waterways

ORS 390.660
Regulation of use of lands adjoining ocean shores

  • rules

The State Parks and Recreation Department is hereby directed to protect, to maintain and to promulgate rules governing use of the public of property that is subject to ORS 390.640 (Permit required for improvements on ocean shore), property subject to public rights or easements declared by ORS 390.610 (Policy) and property abutting, adjacent or contiguous to those lands described by ORS 390.615 (Ownership of Pacific shore) that is available for public use, whether such public right or easement to use is obtained by dedication, prescription, grant, state-ownership, permission of a private owner or otherwise. [1967 c.601 §7; 1969 c.601 §16]

Notes of Decisions

The authority of the State of Oregon without reference to protection of the public's recreation lands and rights in land along the ocean shores is vested exclusively in the Department of Transportation. State ex rel Johnson v. Bauman, 7 Or App 479, 492 P2d 284 (1971)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Role of Highway Division in removal of driftwood logs from ocean shores, (1975) Vol 37, p 420

§§ 390.610 to 390.770

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of constitutional provision requiring payments based on government regulations restricting use of property, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Citations

20 EL 1001 (1990); 35 WLR 183 (1999)


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