ORS 517.755
Mining operations affecting more than five acres


Notwithstanding the yard and acre limitations of ORS 517.750 (Definitions for ORS 517.702 to 517.989) (16), as soon as any mining operation begun after July 1, 1975, affects more than five acres of land the provisions of ORS 517.702 (Legislative findings) to 517.989 (Rules applicable to consolidated application) apply to the mining operation. [1975 c.724 §1a; 1979 c.435 §3; 1985 c.292 §3; 1985 c.565 §80; 1989 c.347 §13; 1999 c.353 §7; 2007 c.318 §15; 2017 c.736 §13]
Note: 517.755 (Mining operations affecting more than five acres) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 517 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 517.750 to 517.901

Notes of Decisions

Department of Geology and Mineral Industries is not vested with exclusive jurisdiction over environmental regulation of mining lands, for such regulation is centralized in Division of State Lands pursuant to [former] ORS 541.610. State ex rel Cox v. Hibbard, 31 Or App 269, 570 P2d 1190 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Department of Environmental Quality to regulate mining activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Citations

29 WLR 297 (1993)

Chapter 517

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Department of Environmental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Citations

4 EL 370 (1974)


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