Or. Admin. R. 141-085-0665 - Expedited Process for Industrial or Traded Sector Sites

(1) Department Assistance with Industrial Siting. The Department will participate in planning and authorizing removal-fill within waters of this state for certain industrial or traded sector sites identified by the Oregon Business Development Department (OBDD). The Department will provide assistance to the maximum extent feasible, taking into account budget and staffing constraints.
(2) Site Designation Process. The Director may, upon the request of OBDD, designate a site for expedited planning and processing. The project proponent or sponsor will have authority to authorize the Department or its agents physical access to the site.
(3) Department-Appointed Project Leader. The Director will assign a project leader from the Department to work with the OBDD, other applicable agencies and the project sponsor. Such work will include, but is not limited to:
(a) Expedited jurisdictional determinations by the Department;
(b) Technical assistance in the preparation of jurisdictional delineation and functional assessment reports, impact avoidance and minimization strategies, alternatives analyses and compensatory mitigation plans;
(c) Assistance with other permit application documents necessary to issue an authorization or to avoid the need to obtain an authorization by planning the project in such a way so as to avoid impacts to waters of this state;
(d) Expedited review of removal-fill applications and prompt permit decision as long as doing so will not result in the Department missing statutory deadlines for other permits; and/or
(e) Assistance with the early identification and resolution of issues raised by other agencies and the public.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 141-085-0665
DSL 1-2009, f. 2-13-09, cert. ef. 3-1-09; DSL 8-2009, f. 12-15-09 cert. ef. 1-1-10; DSL 1-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-11

Stat. Auth.: ORS 196.825 & 196.600 - 196.692

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

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