2015 ORS § 466.370¹
Notice to owner
  • hearing
  • filing of notice if no objection

(1) The Department of Environmental Quality shall notify by certified mail any person who owns a lot or parcel upon which a disposal site listed under ORS 466.365 (Commission authority to establish sites for which notice is required) exists. The notice shall:

(a) Describe the disposal site and potentially hazardous environmental conditions;

(b) Describe the use restrictions that will be imposed;

(c) Explain that an environmental hazard notice will be sent to the appropriate city or county under ORS 466.375 (Filing of notice); and

(d) Advise the person of the procedure for requesting a hearing under subsection (2) of this section.

(2) If any person receiving notice under subsection (1) of this section objects to the use restrictions, the person may request a hearing before the Environmental Quality Commission. The request shall be in writing and must be submitted to the department within 20 days after the person receives the notice under subsection (1) of this section. The hearing shall be conducted according to the provisions for a contested case hearing in ORS 183.413 (Notice to parties before hearing of rights and procedure) to 183.497 (Awarding costs and attorney fees when finding for petitioner).

(3) If no hearing is requested within 20 days after receipt of the notice, the department shall file the environmental hazard notice with the appropriate city or county. [1985 c.273 §4]