ORS 98.640¹
Owner’s duty to remove trees, logs, poles or piling deposited on state highways

(1) No person shall place or deposit any trees, timber, logs, poles or piling upon the right of way of any state highway or upon any real property adjacent thereto which is owned by the state, by and through its Department of Transportation, except with permission of any duly authorized weighmaster, motor carrier enforcement officer or peace officer given in connection with the removal of portions of loads, which removal is pursuant to ORS 810.490 (Weighing and measuring vehicles).

(2) Any trees, timber, logs, poles or piling so placed or deposited whether pursuant to said permission of a weighmaster, motor carrier enforcement officer or peace officer or accidentally or in violation of this section, or which have fallen, dropped or been blown upon said right of way or said adjacent property, shall be removed by the owner thereof within a period of not more than 30 days. [1953 c.312 §1; 1983 c.338 §884; 1993 c.741 §103]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 98—Lost, Unclaimed or Abandoned Property; Vehicle Towing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors098.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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