ORS 274.956¹
Public notice of claim
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Immediately following a declaration made by the State Land Board pursuant to ORS 274.954 (Declaration of state’s claim), the board shall:

(1) Cause reasonable public notice of the declaration to be given to interested parties. The notice shall describe the land or waterway affected and the nature and extent of the state’s claim. Notice under this section need not describe the land or waterway in legal terms, but by the use of common descriptions or maps shall be designed to identify the land or waterway in a manner intelligible to the layperson and useful in establishing the exact location of the state claim in relation to existing legal descriptions.

(2) Give notice to each owner of record of land described in the declaration by transmitting by registered mail or by certified mail, return receipt requested, a copy of the declaration made with respect to the land and a statement informing the owner of record of a point of contact at the Department of State Lands, and of options available to the owner of record based on the notice. [2015 c.804 §10]

Note: See note under 274.950 (Jurisdiction to assert title to historically filled lands).

Chapter 274

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; Division of State Lands’ authority to require lease or fill or removal permit for private company dredging submerged offshore lands to harvest clams, (1979) Vol 40, p 35; State Land Board’s authority to delegate duties to Port of Portland, (1979) Vol 40, p 111

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 343, 346, 348 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 274—Submersible and Submerged Lands, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors274.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 274, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano274.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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