ORS 274.500¹
Conveyance of compact area
  • prices
  • maximum acreage

(1) All of the lands referred to in ORS 274.470 (Settler's right to deed to land within meander lines) and 274.480 (Rights of riparian owners on Malheur and Mud Lakes) granted or conveyed by the state, shall be granted and conveyed in a reasonably compact area, to be determined by the Department of State Lands.

(2) All sales of such state lands shall be at prices fixed by the department, and no more than 320 acres shall be sold or conveyed to any one person. [Amended by 1967 c.421 §139]

Chapter 274

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; Division of State Lands' authority to require lease or fill or removal permit for private company dredging submerged offshore lands to harvest clams, (1979) Vol 40, p 35; State Land Board's authority to delegate duties to Port of Portland, (1979) Vol 40, p 111

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 343, 346, 348 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 274—Submersible and Submerged Lands, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors274.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 274, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­274ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information