Or. Admin. R. 141-085-0540 - Types of Authorizations

One of the following types of authorizations is required for regulated activities in waters of this state.

(1) Individual Permits. IPs are issued for projects that do not qualify for other types of authorizations.
(2) General Authorizations. GAs are adopted by rule for a category of activities that have minimal impacts to waters of this state (OAR 141-089).
(3) General Permits.
(a) GPs are issued by rule on a statewide or geographic basis; or
(b) By order for an applicant or group of applicants to cover activities that are substantially similar in nature, are recurring or ongoing, and have predictable effects and outcomes.
(4) Emergency Authorizations. EAs are issued in circumstances that pose an immediate threat to public health, safety or substantial property including crop and farmland.


Or. Admin. R. 141-085-0540
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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 196.600 - 196.692, 196.795 - 196.990

Stats. Implemented: ORS 196.600 - 196.692, 196.795 - 196.990

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