2011 ORS § 517.905¹
Applicability of ORS 517.910 to 517.989

(1) ORS 517.910 (Definitions for ORS 517.910 to 517.989) to 517.989 (Statutes and rules applicable to consolidated application) only apply to surface mines for nonaggregate minerals that do not have a valid operating permit, a certificate of limited exemption or a certificate of total exemption based on the inactivity of a limited exempt site on August 16, 1981.

(2) ORS 517.910 (Definitions for ORS 517.910 to 517.989) to 517.989 (Statutes and rules applicable to consolidated application) do not apply to placer mining for gold or silver in which less than 5,000 cubic yards of material per year are extracted. [1981 c.622 §15]