ORS 390.310¹
Definitions for ORS 390.310 to 390.368

As used in ORS 390.310 (Definitions for ORS 390.310 to 390.368) to 390.368 (Authority to contract landscaping and repair of damage to lands subject to scenic easement), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Channel” includes any channel that flows water at ordinary low water.

(2) “Unit of local government” means an incorporated city, county or any other political subdivision of this state.

(3) “Willamette River” means that portion of the Willamette River, including all channels of the Willamette River, from its confluence with the Columbia River upstream to Dexter Dam and the Coast Fork of the Willamette River upstream to Cottage Grove Dam. [1967 c.551 §1; 1973 c.558 §2; 1989 c.904 §18; 2001 c.104 §131]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Scenic ease­ments under Willamette River Greenway law, (1974) Vol 36, p 1060; binding effect on govern­mental agencies of the adop­tion of interim Willamette River Greenway boundaries, (1975) Vol 37, p 894; no accompanying public right to use or trespass, (1976) Vol 38, p 91; whether “ordinary low wa­ter” means as affected by United States Corps of Engineer dams, (1977) Vol 38, p 1295; inclusion of Coast Fork of Willamette River under Willamette River Greenway restric­tions, (1979) Vol 39, p 577

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 390—Scenic Waterways; Recreation Trails Parks; Recreation;, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors390.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 390, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano390.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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