ORS 478.990¹

(1) Violation of any provision of ORS 478.930 (Violation of code) is a Class D violation. Each day’s refusal to remove fire hazards after notice by the inspecting officer to the owner of the premises where the hazard exists is a separate offense.

(2) Burning without a permit required under ORS 478.960 (Burning of certain materials permitted only with permission of fire chief) (1) or in violation of a condition thereof is a misdemeanor.

(3) Violation of ORS 478.960 (Burning of certain materials permitted only with permission of fire chief) (4) is a misdemeanor.

(4) Subject to ORS 153.022 (Authority of agency to specify rule violation as particular level of violation) and 153.025 (Authority of political subdivision to specify ordinance violation as particular level of violation), violation of any rule or regulation made by a rural fire protection district or other public body, as defined in ORS 174.109 ("Public body" defined), pursuant to ORS 478.300 (Contracting with others to provide facilities and services for fire protection or road lighting) (2) is a misdemeanor. [Subsection (2) enacted as 1955 c.469 §3; subsection (3) enacted as 1965 c.602 §28; 1969 c.667 §65; 1971 c.563 §11; 1989 c.615 §4; 1999 c.1051 §188; 2003 c.802 §127]


Chapter 478

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Propriety of office holding of a land owning nonresident elected director of a rural fire protec­tion district, (1975) Vol 37, p 873

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 478—Rural Fire Protection Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors478.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 478, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­478ano.­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