Scenic Waterways

ORS 390.729
Permits for operation of all-terrain vehicles on ocean shore


A person may not operate a Class I all-terrain vehicle on the ocean shore unless the person obtains a permit from the State Parks and Recreation Department as provided in this section.


The department may issue a permit for the operation of a Class I all-terrain vehicle on the ocean shore if the operator of the vehicle holds a permit issued under ORS 390.570 (Class I all-terrain vehicle operator permits), if the vehicle has a current operating permit issued under ORS 390.580 (All-terrain vehicle operating permit) and if the vehicle will be used to meet the transportation needs of:


Individuals with disabilities;


Emergency response or emergency aid workers; or


Biologists, wildlife monitors or other natural resources workers.


Application for a permit issued under this section shall be in a form determined by the department. The department shall specify the information to be contained in the application, the renewal period and the manner in which the permit must be displayed.


The department may not charge for a permit issued under this section. [2005 c.300 §3]
§§ 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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Jun. 26, 2021