ORS 526.324¹
Classification of forestland by committee
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(1) Upon the basis of its investigation and determination under ORS 526.320 (Investigation of forestlands by committees), a committee shall assign all forestland within its county to one of the following classes:

(a) Class 1, timber class, includes all forestland primarily suitable for the production of timber.

(b) Class 2, timber and grazing class, includes all forestland primarily suitable for joint use for timber production and the grazing of livestock, as a permanent or semipermanent joint use, or as a temporary joint use during the interim between logging and reforestation.

(c) Class 3, agricultural class, includes all forestland primarily suitable for grazing or other agricultural use.

(2) The committee first shall adopt a preliminary classification and upon its completion shall cause notice thereof to be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county and to be posted in three public places within the county. The notice shall state the time and place for hearing or receiving objections, remonstrances or suggestions as to the proposed classification and the place where a statement of the preliminary classification may be inspected. [1965 c.253 §37; 1967 c.429 §32]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

When rural fire protec­tion district may levy taxes on prop­erty within a forest protec­tion district, (1972) Vol 36, p 71

Chapter 526

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Forester to enter private land to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 39, p 17

Law Review Cita­tions

22 EL 797 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 526—Forestry Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors526.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 526, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­526ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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