ORS 571.530¹
License application
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(1) Each person required to be licensed by ORS 571.525 (License required to operate as grower) shall make application for such license or for renewal thereof on a form furnished by the State Department of Agriculture which shall contain:

(a) The name and address of the applicant, the number of locations to be operated by the applicant and the addresses thereof, and the assumed business name of the applicant;

(b) If other than an individual, a statement whether such person is a partnership, corporation or other organization;

(c) The total number of acres of Christmas trees grown by the applicant; and

(d) The type of business to be operated and, if the applicant is an agent, the principals the applicant represents.

(2) Each application for license shall be accompanied by a license fee as provided for by this section. Such application shall not be a public record but shall be subject to audit and review by the department.

(3)(a) The license fees for growers shall be established on the basis of the total number of acres of Christmas trees being grown in this state by the applicant. For the purpose of calculating the license fee, four acres of Christmas trees growing in a natural timber stand shall be considered the equivalent of one acre of planted Christmas trees.

(b) The annual license fee schedule shall be established by the department after consultation with the State Christmas Tree Advisory Committee and after a public hearing in accordance with ORS chapter 183. The annual license fee shall not exceed $75 as a basic charge and $3 per acre as an acreage assessment. The total license fee established pursuant to this paragraph shall not exceed $5,000. [1985 c.197 §6; 1989 c.561 §4; 1999 c.59 §180]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 571—Nurseries; Growers; Dealers; Christmas Tree Growers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors571.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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