ORS 196.435¹
Primary agency for certain federal purposes
  • restrictions

(1) The Department of Land Conservation and Development is designated the primary agency for coordination of ocean resources planning. The department is designated the State Coastal Management Agency for purposes of carrying out and responding to the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972. The department shall assist:

(a) The Governor with the Governor’s duties and opportunities to respond to federal agency programs and activities affecting coastal and ocean resources; and

(b) The Ocean Policy Advisory Council.

(2) The provisions of ORS 196.405 (Definitions for ORS 196.405 to 196.515) to 196.515 (Short title) do not change statutorily and constitutionally mandated responsibilities of other state agencies.

(3) ORS 196.405 (Definitions for ORS 196.405 to 196.515) to 196.515 (Short title) do not provide the Land Conservation and Development Commission with authority to adopt specific regulation of ocean resources or ocean uses. [1987 c.576 §7; 1989 c.325 §1; 1991 c.501 §21; 2003 c.744 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 196—Columbia River Gorge; Ocean Resource Planning; Wetlands; Removal and Fill, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors196.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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