2007 ORS 459.385¹
Entry upon private premises authorized
  • access to records

The Department of Environmental Quality or county, district or city board of health personnel, authorized environmental health specialists or other authorized city or county personnel may enter upon the premises of any person regulated under ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.105 (Regulations on use of disposal sites), 459.205 (Permit required) to 459.385 (Entry upon private premises authorized), 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385) to 466.385 (Amendment of comprehensive plan and land use regulations) and 466.992 (Civil penalties for damage to wildlife resulting from contamination of food or water supply) or under regulations adopted pursuant to ORS 450.075 (Powers of sanitary district), 450.810 (Board may adopt and enforce ordinances for sanitary purposes), 450.820 (Authority may maintain garbage collection system and engage in insect control activities) and 451.570 (Regulations for sewage disposal, solid waste disposal, street cleaning and other authorized purposes), at reasonable times, to determine compliance with and to enforce ORS 450.075 (Powers of sanitary district), 450.810 (Board may adopt and enforce ordinances for sanitary purposes), 450.820 (Authority may maintain garbage collection system and engage in insect control activities), 451.570 (Regulations for sewage disposal, solid waste disposal, street cleaning and other authorized purposes), 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.105 (Regulations on use of disposal sites), 459.205 (Permit required) to 459.385 (Entry upon private premises authorized), 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385) to 466.385 (Amendment of comprehensive plan and land use regulations) and 466.992 (Civil penalties for damage to wildlife resulting from contamination of food or water supply) and any rules or regulations adopted pursuant thereto. The department shall also have access to any pertinent records, including but not limited to blueprints, operation and maintenance records and logs, operating rules and procedures. As used in this section, "pertinent records" does not include financial information unless otherwise authorized by law. [Formerly 459.285; 1993 c.526 §9; 1993 c.560 §45; 2003 c.547 §114]

Chapter 459

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of depart­ment to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environ­mental Quality Commission and Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate disposi­tion of food processing byproducts determined to be solid waste, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 459 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459—Solid Waste Management, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­459.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 459, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­459ano.­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.