ORS 830.917¹
Notice of intent to take custody
  • content of notice

If a removing authority proposes to take custody of a boat, floating home or boathouse under ORS 830.912 (Removing authority power to remove and take into custody abandoned boat, floating home or boathouse), the removing authority shall provide notice and shall provide an explanation of procedures available for obtaining a hearing under ORS 830.924 (Request for hearing on proposal to remove boat, floating home or boathouse) and for filing a claim under ORS 98.245 (Disposition of unclaimed property). The notice required under this section shall comply with all of the following:

(1) Notice shall be given by affixing a notice to the boat, floating home or boathouse with the required information. The notice shall be affixed to the boat, floating home or boathouse before the boat, floating home or boathouse is taken into custody.

(2) The notice shall state all of the following:

(a) That the boat, floating home or boathouse will be subject to being taken into custody and removed by the removing authority if the boat, floating home or boathouse is not removed before the time set by the removing authority. Unless the boat presents a hazard, the removing authority shall allow a sufficient time before taking the boat into custody to allow a hearing under ORS 830.924 (Request for hearing on proposal to remove boat, floating home or boathouse).

(b) The statute, ordinance or rule under which the removing authority proposes to take custody of the boat, floating home or boathouse.

(c) The place where the boat, floating home or boathouse will be held in custody or the telephone number and address of the removing authority.

(d) That the boat, floating home or boathouse, if taken into custody and removed by the removing authority, will be subject to salvage, towing and storage charges and disposition under ORS 98.245 (Disposition of unclaimed property).

(e) That the boat, floating home or boathouse will be sold to satisfy the costs of salvage, towing and storage if the charges are not paid.

(f) That the owner, possessor or person having an interest in the boat, floating home or boathouse has five days, not including holidays, Saturdays or Sundays, to request a hearing before the boat, floating home or boathouse is taken into custody.

(g) That the owner, possessor or person having an interest in the boat, floating home or boathouse may also challenge the reasonableness of any salvage, towing and storage charges at the hearing.

(h) The time within which a hearing must be requested and the method for requesting a hearing. [1999 c.692 §6; 2003 c.693 §8]

Chapter 830

See also annota­tions under ORS chapter 488 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public right to use artificial lake created for recrea­tion on a nonnavigable stream on privately owned land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1202

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 830—Small Watercraft, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors830.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 830, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­830ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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