Chapter 477  Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation

General Provisions

§ 477.001 Definitions
§ 477.005 Policy
§ 477.009 Investigative authority of Attorney General for fire protection administration

Smoke Management

§ 477.013 Smoke management plan

Urban Interface Fire Protection

§ 477.015 Definitions
§ 477.017 Legislative findings, policy and purpose
§ 477.023 Fire protection system
§ 477.025 Classification of lands to reflect different protection problems
§ 477.027 Rules for classification of lands
§ 477.029 Local land classification committee
§ 477.031 Duties of committee
§ 477.052 Hearings on proposed classifications
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Hazard Abatement

§ 477.062 Inadequately protected forestland declared nuisance

Fire Abatement

§ 477.064 Uncontrolled fire declared nuisance
§ 477.066 Duty of owner and operator to abate fire
§ 477.067 Notice of fire
§ 477.068 Liability for cost of abatement
§ 477.069 Negligence in origin and in failure to control fire may be united in one complaint
§ 477.085 Liability for cost of protecting land within a forest protection district
§ 477.089 Recovery for property damage
§ 477.092 Liability for destruction of property by wildfire
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Northwest Wildland Fire Protection Agreement

§ 477.175 Definition of all possible aid for agreement
§ 477.180 Ratification of amendment to agreement
§ 477.185 Use of local fire protection resources
§ 477.190 Authority of Governor to carry out agreement
§ 477.195 Ratification of Northwest Wildland Fire Protection Agreement
§ 477.200 Northwest Wildland Fire Protection Agreement

Forest Protection Districts

§ 477.205 Definitions for ORS 477.205 to 477.281
§ 477.210 Duty of owner to protect forestland
§ 477.220 Lands not provided protection
§ 477.225 Establishment and change of forest protection districts
§ 477.230 Basis for computing cost of protection provided by forester
§ 477.232 Costs in excess of budget
§ 477.235 Forester to prepare tentative budget estimates for districts
§ 477.240 Advisory and guidance committees
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Rangeland

§ 477.315 Definition for ORS 477.315 to 477.325
§ 477.317 Rangeland protection associations
§ 477.320 Request of rangeland owners for protection
§ 477.325 Budget for rangeland protection

Fire Wardens

§ 477.355 Fire wardens generally
§ 477.360 Duties of fire warden for forest protection district
§ 477.365 Duties and powers of wardens

Cooperative Contracts Or Agreements

§ 477.406 Cooperative contracts or agreements for forest protection or forest related activities
§ 477.408 Provisions of contract or agreement
§ 477.409 Contracts for off-season services for fire prevention and suppression personnel
§ 477.410 Liability of parties
§ 477.412 Disposition and use of moneys received by forester under contract or agreement
§ 477.415 Definitions for ORS 477.440 to 477.460
§ 477.440 Emergency Fire Cost Committee
§ 477.445 Distribution of fire emergency funds by committee
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Fire Prevention

(Fire Seasons)

§ 477.505 State Forester may declare fire season in district
§ 477.510 Acts prohibited during fire season
§ 477.512 Additional acts prohibited during fire season

(Permits)

§ 477.515 Permits required for fires on forestlands
§ 477.520 Refusal, suspension or revocation of permits
§ 477.532 Regional air quality authoritys functions limited

(Restricted Uses)

§ 477.535 Forester may proclaim forestland subject to restricted uses
§ 477.540 Notice of proclamation
§ 477.545 Restricted uses during closure
§ 477.550 Violation of restrictions

(Smoke Management)

§ 477.552 Policy
§ 477.554 Program establishment
§ 477.556 Advisory committee
§ 477.558 Functions for advisory committee
§ 477.560 Oregon Forest Smoke Management Account
§ 477.562 Registration fee

Snags; Slashing And Other Debris

§ 477.565 Felling dead trees and snags
§ 477.580 Determination of additional fire hazards

Machinery Regulations

(Enjoining Violations)

§ 477.605 Enjoining violations of ORS 477.615 and 477.645 to 477.655
§ 477.610 Standardization of fire-fighting equipment used to protect forestland

(General Regulations)

§ 477.615 Additional water supply and equipment
§ 477.625 Permit to use fire or power-driven machinery
§ 477.630 Information in permit
§ 477.635 Authority to issue, refuse, suspend or revoke permit

(Fire Season Regulations)

§ 477.640 Use and refueling of power saws
§ 477.645 Internal combustion engines
§ 477.650 Stationary internal combustion engines
§ 477.655 Fire-fighting tools and equipment at operation area and on trucks
§ 477.660 Additional protection facilities or services at operation area
§ 477.665 Fire watch service
§ 477.670 When use of fire or power-driven machinery prohibited

Miscellaneous

§ 477.695 Removal of flammable material from railroad rights of way
§ 477.710 Starting of campfire or other open fire restricted
§ 477.720 Accidentally setting fire to forestland
§ 477.740 Unlawful use of fire
§ 477.745 Liability of parents for costs of suppressing fire caused by minor child
§ 477.747 Policies and plans for restoration of burned forestland

Oregon Forest Land Protection Fund

§ 477.750 Oregon Forest Land Protection Fund
§ 477.755 Appropriation of fund
§ 477.760 Reserve base of fund fixed
§ 477.770 Rules relating to use of fund
§ 477.775 Emergency fire suppression costs insurance
§ 477.777 Budget request required for fire insurance, fire suppression resources and assessment mitigation

Assessment For Fire Suppression Costs

§ 477.880 Acreage assessment
§ 477.960 Collection of assessment
§ 477.970 Disposition of receipts

Penalties

§ 477.980 Enforcement policy
§ 477.985 Enforcement procedure
§ 477.993 Penalties