Or. Admin. R. 141-071-0500 - Size of Leasable Tract

(1) Minimum -- Except for good cause shown, no minerals lease will be issued for a tract less than a quarter-quarter section (40 acres) or surveyed lot, which could be more or less than 40 acres, except where state lands within any quarter-quarter section or surveyed lot is less than the whole thereof, in which case the lease will be issued only on the entire area of state lands within such quarter-quarter section or surveyed lot.
(2) Maximum -- Upon certification of a discovery, the permittee shall be entitled to apply for four mineral leases of not more than 640 acres each of the land embraced in the exploration permit. The areas selected by the permittee/applicant shall be in compact form and shall conform to government surveys wherever possible.


Or. Admin. R. 141-071-0500
LB 44, f. & ef. 8-16-77

Stat. Auth.: ORS 273

Stats. Implemented: ORS 273 .780 - ORS 273 .790

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