Building Code

ORS 455.446
Tsunami inundation zone

  • rules


The State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall establish the parameters of the area of expected tsunami inundation based on scientific evidence that may include geologic field data and tsunami modeling.


The governing board of the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, by rule, shall determine the tsunami inundation zone based on the parameters established by the department. [1995 c.617 §2; 2005 c.22 §329; 2007 c.354 §31; 2019 c.502 §2]
Note: 455.446 (Tsunami inundation zone) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 455 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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