Oregon Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage;
Processing project application; fee
Upon receipt of an application filed as provided in ORS 541.705 (Project applications), the Water Resources Commission shall determine whether the feasibility study described in ORS 541.705 (Project applications) for the water development project set forth in or accompanying the application is satisfactory and if the commission determines that it is not satisfactory, the commission may:
Reject the application;
Require the applicant to submit additional information and revision of the feasibility study as may be necessary; or
Make such revisions of the feasibility study as the commission considers necessary to make the plan satisfactory.
Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the commission shall charge and collect from the applicant at the time the application is filed a fee of $100. In addition, the commission shall charge the applicant the amount required to reimburse the commission for costs that exceed the application fee incurred in connection with the application. Moneys referred to in this subsection shall be paid into the Water Development Administration and Bond Sinking Fund.
The commission may establish by rule an application fee of less than $100 for a water development project that is for fish protection or for watershed enhancement. [1977 c.246 §3; 1985 c.673 §114; 1987 c.636 §3; 2009 c.907 §§5,36; 2013 c.784 §33]