ORS 540.400¹
Applicability of ORS 540.350 to 540.390

ORS 540.350 (Dams, dikes and other hydraulic works) to 540.390 (Inspection of dam, dike or hydraulic structure) shall not apply to:

(1) Any dam less than 10 feet in height or impounding less than 3,000,000 gallons of water.

(2) Splash dams used for driving logs.

(3) Farm dikes constructed by individuals on their own property.

(4) Ditches carrying less than five cubic feet of water per second.

Chapter 540

Law Review Cita­tions

11 EL 390 (1981)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 540—Distribution of Water; Watermasters; Change in Use, Transfer or Forfeiture of Water Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors540.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 540, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­540ano.­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