ORS 274.735¹
Application for survey permit
  • effect of permit
  • rules

(1) The Department of State Lands upon application by any person may permit geological, geophysical and seismic surveys, including the taking of cores and other samples for purposes related to exploration for oil, gas and sulfur on lands subject to ORS 274.705 (Definitions for ORS 274.705 to 274.860) to 274.860 (Protection and location of filled lands). However:

(a) Such permits shall be nonexclusive and shall not give any preferential rights to any oil, gas and sulfur lease.

(b) The Department of State Lands in consultation with the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries may grant permission for the taking of cores and other samples.

(c) After consultation with the State Fish and Wildlife Commission, the Department of State Lands shall include such rules and regulations in the permit as are necessary to protect the fish and wildlife resources.

(2) Each application under this section must contain at least the following information:

(a) A description of the areas where the applicant proposes to conduct a survey.

(b) The name and address of the applicant.

(c) Such other relevant information as the Department of State Lands requires. [1961 c.619 §3; 1967 c.421 §163; 1987 c.300 §9; 2003 c.253 §21]

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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