tsunami inundation zone

  • "Tsunami inundation zone" means an area of expected tsunami inundation, based on scientific evidence that may include geologic field data and tsunami modeling, determined by the governing board of the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, by rule, as required by ORS 455.446 (Construction of certain facilities and structures in tsunami inundation zone prohibited) (1)(b) and (c).

    (2) The Office of Emergency Management, in consultation and cooperation with the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, shall:

    (a) Develop and adopt by rule tsunami warning information and evacuation plans for distribution to transient lodging facilities located in a tsunami inundation zone; and

    (b) Facilitate and encourage broad distribution of the tsunami warning information and evacuation plans to transient lodging facilities and other locations within tsunami inundation zones frequented by visitors to the area.

    (3) The office is not required to carry out the duties assigned under subsection (2) of this section if sufficient moneys are not available under ORS 401.864. [2005 c.819 §1]

    Note: 401.861 to 401.864 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 401 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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