Appropriation of Water Generally

ORS 537.297
Cancellation of water right certificate when holder fails to continue to qualify as municipal applicant


If the owner of a certificate to appropriate water for hydroelectric purposes under this chapter fails, after receiving notice under ORS 537.289 (Conditions to be imposed on permit of municipal corporation or district) (2), to amend the joint agreement so the owner continues to qualify as a municipal applicant, or if the holder of the certificate has assigned ownership of the certificate to an entity other than a municipal corporation or district, the Water Resources Commission shall initiate proceedings to cancel the certificate.


A proceeding to cancel a certificate under subsection (1) of this section shall be conducted according to the provisions under ORS chapter 183 for a contested case hearing. [1985 c.392 §8; 1985 c.673 §189]


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