ORS 622.320¹
Plats as private property
  • restriction of public use of waters prohibited

Any plats of lands for the cultivation of oysters, clams or mussels held by citizens of this state, if distinctly marked out by means which do not obstruct navigation, and not exceeding the extent allowed by regulations, shall be deemed and protected as private property. Such plats, however, shall not restrict the rights of the public to the use of the waters of this state in a normal and customary manner. [Formerly 509.455; 1997 c.375 §8]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Right to cultivate oysters as subordinate to public rights of fishery, (1971) Vol 35, p 844

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Right to cultivate oysters as subordinate to public rights of fishery, (1971) Vol 35, p 844

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 622—Shellfish, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors622.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 622, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­622ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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