ORS 468B.047¹
Fees for state certification under section 401 of Federal Water Pollution Control Act
  • rules
  • disposition of fees

(1) The Environmental Quality Commission may establish, by rule, a schedule of fees for state certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, PL 92-500 as amended. The commission shall not assess fees under subsections (1) and (2) of this section for activities:

(a) That have an operating permit for surface mining under ORS chapter 517;

(b) Relating to commercial sand and gravel removal operations;

(c) Involving removal of less than 500 cubic yards of material; or

(d) Involving a fill of less than two acres.

(2) As used in subsections (1) and (2) of this section, "fill" and "removal" have the meanings given in ORS 196.800 (Definitions for ORS 196.600 to 196.905).

(3) Any fees received under subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of an account of the Department of Environmental Quality and are continuously appropriated to meet the administrative expenses of the state certification program under subsections (1) and (2) of this section. [Formerly 468.068]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State's authority to prevent or control removal by dredging of a privately owned island in a navigable river, (1972) Vol 36, p 285

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468B—Water Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors468B.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 468B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­468bano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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