2015 ORS 477.230¹
Basis for computing cost of protection provided by forester
  • costs to be in accordance with budget

(1) The annual cost of protection provided by the forester for forestland within a forest protection district shall be as follows:

(a) Grazing land within the district shall be protected by the forester at a pro rata cost per acre for all grazing land within the district boundary. However, forest patrol assessments levied and assessed under ORS 477.270 (Budgeted cost of forester to be lien) against such lands that are not owned by public agencies may not exceed one-half of the pro rata cost per acre, exclusive of any assessment per acre under ORS 477.880 (Acreage assessment).

(b) Timberland within the district shall be protected by the forester at a pro rata cost per acre for all timberland within the district boundary. However, forest patrol assessments levied and assessed under ORS 477.270 (Budgeted cost of forester to be lien) against such lands that are not owned by public agencies may not exceed one-half of the pro rata cost per acre, exclusive of any assessment per acre under ORS 477.880 (Acreage assessment).

(2) The cost of protection described in this section shall be in accordance with a budget for the district approved by the State Board of Forestry. [Formerly 477.030; 1971 c.60 §1; 1973 c.184 §6; 1977 c.892 §48; 1983 c.16 §1; 1985 c.759 §32a; 1989 c.769 §10; 1997 c.274 §5; 2005 c.22 §359]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

When rural fire protec­tion district may levy taxes on prop­erty within a forest protec­tion district, (1972) Vol 36, p 71


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 477—Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors477.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 477, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano477.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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