ORS 196.917¹
Notice of violation
  • reasonable efforts to induce voluntary compliance

Upon finding that a person has engaged in removal activities or fill activities for the maintenance of a traditionally maintained channel without a permit required under ORS 196.810 (Permit required to remove material from bed or banks of waters) and in violation of ORS 196.911 (Maintenance without permit), 196.913 (Prohibitions) or 196.915 (State agencies’ review and responses to notice), the State Department of Agriculture or the Department of State Lands, in consultation with the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, shall notify the person and direct the person to take any actions necessary to bring the maintenance activities into compliance with ORS 196.600 (Definitions for ORS 196.600 to 196.655) to 196.921 (Applicability) within a reasonable period of time. In all cases, the State Department of Agriculture or the Department of State Lands shall make reasonable efforts to induce voluntary compliance, prior to the assessment of any civil penalty under ORS 196.890 (Civil penalties) for violation of ORS 196.911 (Maintenance without permit), 196.913 (Prohibitions) or 196.915 (State agencies’ review and responses to notice). [2019 c.699 §7]

Note: See note under 196.906 (Legislative findings and declarations).

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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