2015 ORS 477.565¹
Felling dead trees and snags
  • rules

(1) In an operation area on forestland inside or within one-eighth of one mile of a forest protection district:

(a) If power-driven machinery is used at any location to load and assemble forest products, the operator shall fell all dead trees and snags of such size and within such distance of the equipment as may be required by rules promulgated by the State Forester.

(b) On forestland west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains, the operator shall fell all dead trees and snags within the operation area of such size, at such times and in such manner as may be required by rules promulgated by the State Forester.

(2) Rules promulgated under this section shall prescribe such felling as reasonably is necessary to prevent the spread of fire. [Formerly 477.217; 1967 c.429 §49; 1997 c.274 §17]


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 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.