ORS 274.525¹
City use of stream bed material

(1) Any city of the State of Oregon bordering on a navigable stream may dredge out and use material from submersible and submerged lands of the stream, owned by the State of Oregon and in front of such city, for the purpose of filling in or reclaiming the submersible lands within such city, under the rules of the Department of State Lands. The consent of the appropriate agency of the United States Government shall be first obtained by such city.

(2) Any contractor who has entered into a contract with any such city to fill in or reclaim any of its submersible lands may dredge and use such material in the same manner as may be done by such city. [Formerly 274.410; 1967 c.421 §145; 1969 c.594 §43]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

"Preference rights" of upland owner, (1974) Vol 37, p 1

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).
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