2007 ORS § 810.170¹
Winter recreation parking locations
  • plowing
  • priorities
  • enforcement

(1) The Oregon Transportation Commission shall designate winter recreation parking locations throughout this state where parking is prohibited under ORS 811.590 (Unlawful parking in winter recreation parking area) except for vehicles exempted under that section and vehicles with winter recreation parking permits issued under ORS 811.595 (Winter recreation parking permit). The commission may identify access roads to winter recreation facilities, roadside plow-outs and other areas as winter recreation parking locations under this section. The commission shall designate winter recreation parking locations under this section after consultation with the Winter Recreation Advisory Committee established under ORS 802.350 (Winter Recreation Advisory Committee) and with land management agencies managing adjacent land.

(2) The commission shall establish priorities for plowing the winter recreation parking locations established under this section. The commission shall establish priorities under this section after consultation with the Winter Recreation Advisory Committee established under ORS 802.350 (Winter Recreation Advisory Committee). The Department of Transportation shall provide for the removal of snow accumulating on winter recreation parking locations established under this section according to the priorities established by the commission under this section. Snow removal provided for under this subsection may be performed by any of the following:

(a) By the department itself.

(b) By persons with whom the department contracts. If the department contracts with persons for the removal of snow under this paragraph payments under the contracts shall be made from funds designated for that purpose under ORS 802.110 (Procedures for financial administration).

(3) The commission may enter into agreements with county or municipal law enforcement agencies or individual police officers for the enforcement of ORS 811.590 (Unlawful parking in winter recreation parking area). The commission shall only enter into agreements under this subsection after consultation with the Winter Recreation Advisory Committee established under ORS 802.350 (Winter Recreation Advisory Committee). [1983 c.338 §161]