ORS 366.317¹
Removal of trees and shrubs
  • notice
  • application

When the construction, expansion or improvement of a state highway as defined in ORS 366.005 (Definitions) would otherwise clearly and certainly cause the destruction of trees and shrubs which in the judgment of the engineer or the designee of the engineer may be removed in safety, the Department of Transportation shall:

(1) Prior to their destruction, cause notice to be placed in a newspaper of general distribution in the locality in which these trees and shrubs are located that these trees and shrubs may be destroyed, and that application may be made to the department at a specific time and place to remove these trees and shrubs for transplanting; and

(2) Permit the removal of these trees and shrubs by those making application to do so. [1975 c.414 §1]

Chapter 366

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use and distribu­tion of State Highway Fund, (1975) Vol 37, p 599

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 366—State Highways and State Highway Fund, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors366.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 366, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­366ano.­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