2017 ORS 537.799¹
Survey for issuance of water right certificate

Any person who has applied for or received a permit or a transfer to appropriate water under ORS 537.211 (Issuance of permit if application approved), 537.625 (Final order) or 540.530 (Order authorizing change of use, place of use or point of diversion) on or before July 9, 1987, shall notify the Water Resources Department that the work has been completed and either:

(1) Hire a water right examiner certified under ORS 537.798 (Water right examiner certificate) to conduct a survey, the original to be submitted as required by the Water Resources Department, for issuance of a water right certificate; or

(2) Continue to appropriate water under the water right permit or transfer issued under ORS 537.211 (Issuance of permit if application approved), 537.625 (Final order) or 540.530 (Order authorizing change of use, place of use or point of diversion) until the Water Resources Department conducts a survey and the commission issues a water right certificate under ORS 537.250 (Water right certificate) or 537.625 (Final order). [1987 c.542 §3]

Note: See note under 537.797 (Criteria for certification of land surveyors, engineers and geologists to determine work completion).

WASTE, SPRING AND SEEPAGE WATERS

Chapter 537

Notes of Decisions

Water control district, in applying for wa­ter appropria­tion permit for hydroelectric project, was exempt from licensing pro­vi­sions of ORS 543.010 (Definitions for ORS 543.010 to 543.610) to 543.620 and needed only to comply with require­ments of this chapter. Steamboaters v. Winchester Water Control Dist., 69 Or App 596, 688 P2d 92 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Reserva­tion to state of “all coal and other minerals” in deed of land by state as reserva­tion of geothermal resources, (1980) Vol 41, p 298

Law Review Cita­tions

11 EL 387 (1981); 16 EL 583, 592 (1986); 28 WLR 285 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 537—Appropriation of Water Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors537.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 537, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano537.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.