Restrictions on maintaining or establishing junkyard along highway
(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, no junkyard in existence on June 30, 1967, may be maintained after June 30, 1967, within 1,000 feet of the nearest edge of the right of way of:
(a) The Interstate System.
(b) The federal-aid primary system.
(c) Other state highways, unless permitted by the Director of Transportation and subject to rules adopted by the director.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, no junkyard shall be established after June 30, 1967, within 1,000 feet of the nearest edge of the right of way of any state highway or which is visible from any state highway, as defined by ORS 377.505 (Definitions for ORS 377.505 to 377.540), where the area immediately adjacent to the state highway retains designation as a scenic area pursuant to ORS 377.521 (Status of previously designated scenic areas).
(3) Except as provided in ORS 377.510 (Signs visible from state highways regulated) relating to location of junkyards within or adjacent to designated scenic areas, this section does not prohibit the establishment or maintenance along state highways of the following junkyards:
(a) Junkyards that are hidden or adequately screened by the terrain or other natural objects, or by plantings, fences, or other appropriate means so as not to be visible from the main traveled way of the state highway, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the director.
(b) Junkyards located in zoned industrial areas.
(4) No owner or operator of a junkyard shall place any junk on a state highway right of way. [1967 c.590 §5; 1975 c.262 §1; 1983 c.740 §122; 1993 c.741 §49; 2007 c.199 §24]
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