(1) "Cable" means a
conductor of electricity or light with insulation or a combination of
conductors insulated from one another.
(2) "Cable Easement" is an authorization
issued by the Division designating the route where a cable is to be laid on
state-owned submerged and submersible land within the Territorial Sea. A cable
easement does not grant any other proprietary or other rights of use to the
(3) "Director" means the
Director of the Division of State Lands.
(4) "Division" means the Division of State
(5) "Fiber Optic Cable"
means an insulated and often armored cable used to transmit telecommunications
through glass fibers using pulses of light.
(6) "Goal 19" is the Statewide Planning Goal
to conserve the long-term values, benefits, and natural resources of the
nearshore ocean and the Continental Shelf.
(7) "Landing" means the site on shore where a
fiber optic or other cable is attached to land-based cable(s). A landing may
consist of a beach manhole, receiving building, and associated equipment. If
the landing is located on state-owned upland, additional authorization(s) shall
be obtained from the Division or other land-owning agency (for example, Oregon
State Parks) as well as other required approvals from state and local
Policy Advisory Council" or "OPAC" has the same meaning as provided in ORS
(9) "Ocean Users" include, but are not
limited to persons using the Territorial Sea for commerce, navigation, fishing
(10) "Person" is
an individual at least eighteen (18) years old, a political subdivision or
public agency, or any corporation, association, firm, partnership, joint stock
company, or quasi-public corporation registered to do business in the State of
(11) "Territorial Sea" has
the same meaning as provided in ORS
includes the waters and seabed extending three geographical miles seaward from
the line of mean low water seaward to the extent of state
(12) "Territorial Sea
Management Plan" has the same meaning as provided in ORS
is the plan for managing Oregon's Territorial Sea and ocean shore as required
under ORS 196.405 through