Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation

ORS 477.225
Establishment and change of forest protection districts

  • rules

The State Forester, by rule, shall designate areas of forestland within this state as forest protection districts within which the forester is required to provide protection pursuant to this chapter. In establishing new boundaries or changes in boundaries of the districts, the State Forester may, for the purposes of administrative convenience, designate mountain ranges, rivers, streams, roads or other recognizable landmarks as boundaries. Boundaries may be established or changed only after a public hearing. [Formerly 477.026; 1997 c.274 §4]

Attorney General Opinions

Levy of taxes by a rural fire protection district on property also within a forest protection district, but which property does not come within the definition of “forest land,” (1973) Vol 36, p 586


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