Chapter 517  Mining and Mining Claims

Mining Claims

§ 517.010 Location of mining claims upon veins or lodes
§ 517.030 Recording copy of location notice
§ 517.040 Abandoned claims

(Placer Deposits)

§ 517.042 Legal subdivision defined for ORS 517.042 to 517.052
§ 517.044 Location of claims upon placer deposits
§ 517.046 Marking boundaries of claim or locating by legal subdivisions
§ 517.052 Recording copy of location notice

(General Provisions)

§ 517.060 Correcting defective notice of location
§ 517.065 Effect of noncompliance with law in locating claim
§ 517.070 Certain locations subject to prior rights
§ 517.080 Mining claims as realty
§ 517.090 Application to claims of law governing transfers and mortgages of realty
§ 517.100 Sums payable on redemption of claim
§ 517.110 Grubstaking contracts

Prospecting, Small Scale Mining And Recreational Mining

§ 517.120 Definitions for ORS 517.120 to 517.133
§ 517.123 Legislative findings
§ 517.125 Rules to be adopted in consultation with affected parties
§ 517.128 Restricting access to open mining area or mining claim prohibited
§ 517.130 Mineral trespass
§ 517.133 Interfering with a mining operation
§ 517.135 Exemption from crimes of mineral trespass and interfering with a mining operation

Millsites

§ 517.160 Location of nonmineral land as millsite

Extinguishing Dormant Mineral Interest

§ 517.170 Policy
§ 517.180 Procedure for extinguishing dormant mineral interest

Assessment Work

§ 517.210 Recording affidavit of annual compliance
§ 517.220 Affidavit or lack thereof as evidence
§ 517.230 Performance of assessment work by co-owners
§ 517.240 Failure of co-owner to contribute
§ 517.250 Form of notice
§ 517.260 Notice
§ 517.270 Vesting of interest of delinquent co-owner
§ 517.280 Certificate of ownership
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Mining Leases

§ 517.430 Use of timber by lessee
§ 517.440 Lessee, licensee, or operator of mine deemed bailee of yield until payment of lessor and workers

Mineral Exploration

§ 517.702 Legislative findings
§ 517.705 Exploration permit
§ 517.710 Fees
§ 517.715 Exemptions from permit requirement
§ 517.720 Persons with operating permit exempted
§ 517.725 Department inspection of exploration site
§ 517.730 Drill hole or well abandonment
§ 517.735 Exploration on land administered by Department of State Lands
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Reclamation Of Mining Lands

(Generally)

§ 517.750 Definitions for ORS 517.702 to 517.989
§ 517.755 Mining operations affecting more than five acres
§ 517.760 Policy
§ 517.770 Exemptions from reclamation requirements
§ 517.775 Permit fee for certain landowners and operators
§ 517.780 Effect on county zoning laws or ordinances
§ 517.790 Operating permit required for surface mining on certain lands
§ 517.795 Department to consult with and cooperate with other agencies
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(Nonaggregate Mineral Surface Mines)

§ 517.905 Applicability of ORS 517.910 to 517.989
§ 517.910 Definitions for ORS 517.910 to 517.989
§ 517.915 Additional operating permit requirements for nonaggregate mineral mines
§ 517.920 Permit application fees under ORS 517.910 to 517.989
§ 517.925 Time limit for action on permit application
§ 517.930 Department inspection
§ 517.935 Limit on reclamation lien by department against nonaggregate mineral operator
§ 517.940 Reclamation expenditure by department
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Chemical Process Mining

(Generally)

§ 517.952 Definitions for ORS 517.702 to 517.989
§ 517.953 Policy
§ 517.954 Application of ORS 517.952 to 517.989

(Chemical Process Mines)

§ 517.956 Standards for chemical process mining operation
§ 517.957 Department coordination of activities of affected agencies
§ 517.958 Compliance with preapplication process
§ 517.959 Public notice requirements for ORS 517.952 to 517.989
§ 517.961 Notice of intent to submit application
§ 517.963 Department duties upon receipt of notice of intent
§ 517.965 Project coordinating committee
§ 517.967 Technical review team
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Penalties

§ 517.990 Criminal penalties
§ 517.992 Civil penalties