A permittee may not enter upon forestland adjacent to the point of diversion designated in the permit until such person provides notice to the landowner of the permittee’s intention to enter upon such property. The notice shall:
Be in writing;
Be mailed to the landowner 30 days prior to the commencement of any construction, maintenance or repair work; and
Give a complete description of the location and duration of the work project.
If a permittee fails to provide the notice required in subsection (1) of this section, the permittee shall not obtain any right to continued use of the land without the express written consent of the landowner.
For purposes of determining whether a prescriptive easement or way of necessity has been established under Oregon common law, unimproved or unenclosed forestlands shall include commercial forestland parcels larger than 20 acres. [1989 c.509 §5]Note: 537.133 (Permittee’s right to enter on forestland) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 537 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.