Solid Waste Management

ORS 459.715
Storage prohibited

  • exceptions


No person shall store more than 100 waste tires anywhere in this state except at a waste tire storage site operated under a permit issued under ORS 459.745 (Department action on application).


Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to:


A solid waste disposal site permitted by the Department of Environmental Quality if the permit has been modified by the department to authorize the storage of tires;


A tire retailer with not more than 1,500 waste tires in storage; or


A tire retreader with not more than 3,000 waste tires in storage so long as the waste tires are of the type the retreader is actively retreading. [1987 c.706 §3; 1991 c.882 §7; 1993 c.560 §62; 2005 c.654 §26; 2019 c.630 §9]
Chapter 459

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of department to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environmental Quality Commission and Department of Environmental Quality to regulate disposition of food processing byproducts determined to be solid waste, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 459 (1979)


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