Or. Admin. R. 141-085-0520 - Removal-Fill Jurisdiction by Volume of Material

The following criteria are used to determine jurisdictional volume thresholds that trigger the requirement for an authorization.

(1) Oregon State Scenic Waterways (SSWs). The threshold volume is any amount greater than zero.
(2) Essential Indigenous Anadromous Salmonid Habitat (ESH). The threshold volume is any amount greater than zero.
(3) Compensatory Mitigation Sites. The threshold volume is any amount greater than zero for compensatory mitigation sites referenced in an authorization.
(4) Ocean Renewable Energy Facilities. The threshold volume for removal-fill in Oregon's territorial sea that is related to an ocean renewable energy facility is any amount greater than zero.
(5) All Other Waters of This State.
(a) For fill activities, any combination of either organic or inorganic material deposited by artificial means at any one location in waters of this state equal to or exceeding 50 cubic yards or the equivalent weight in tons; and
(b) For removal activities, the taking or movement by artificial means of more than 50 cubic yards of inorganic material or large woody debris, or the equivalent weight in tons in any calendar year.


Or. Admin. R. 141-085-0520
DSL 1-2009, f. 2-13-09, cert. ef. 3-1-09; DSL 1-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-11; DSL 3-2012, f. 9-28-12, cert. ef. 9-29-12; DSL 3-2014, f. 8-14-14, cert. ef. 9-1-14; DSL 5-2017, amend filed 12/28/2017, effective 1/1/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 196.825 & ORS 196.600 - 196.692

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 196.600 - 196.692 & ORS 196.800 - 196.990

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