2015 ORS 477.710¹
Starting of campfire or other open fire restricted
  • exceptions

It is unlawful for any person to start a campfire or other open fire without first clearing the area immediately around and above it of material that will carry fire, or leave a campfire or other open fire unattended, or permit a campfire or other open fire to spread. This section does not apply to any activity conducted in compliance with ORS 477.365 (Duties and powers of wardens), 477.515 (Permits required for fires on forestlands), 477.625 (Permit to use fire or power-driven machinery), 478.960 (Burning of certain materials permitted only with permission of fire chief), 526.041 (General duties of State Forester), 526.360 (State Forester to assist in developing forestland for agricultural uses) or 527.670 (Commencement of operations). [Formerly 477.304; 1967 c.429 §50; 1993 c.430 §2; 1997 c.274 §32]


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.