Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) "Agent of
the Owner" -- means a current employee of the owner of record who was in
the employ of that owner at the time the property was determined to be an
illegal drug manufacturing site; or is a current employee of any new owner and
who was an employee of that owner at the time the property was sold or
transferred to that owner prior to decontamination.
(2) "Certificate of
Fitness" -- means a certificate issued for a particular
property by the Public Health Division indicating that the property is fit for
"Contractor" -- means a contractor licensed by the
Public Health Division under these rules to perform assessment and
decontamination activities at illegal drug manufacturing sites.
(4) "Decontamination" and
"Contamination Reduction" -- mean reduction in levels of
known contaminants to the lowest practical level, as determined by the Public
Health Division, using currently available methods and processes.
(5) "Division" -- means the
Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority.
" -- means
written notice to a prospective buyer or recipient of any illegal drug
manufacturing site as set forth in OAR
" -- means:
(a) For real property, the owner of record as
disclosed by the records of the recorder in the county where the property is
(b) For personal
property for which a certificate of title or ownership has been issued, the
person shown as owner on such certificate.
(8) "Reasonable grounds" --
includes, but is not limited to, the presence of chemicals, substances,
apparatus and chemical residues commonly associated with an illegal drug
"Unfit for Use" -- means a determination made by an agency as
listed in ORS 453.876 that a property is an illegal drug manufacturing site and
may be contaminated with hazardous chemicals or substances.
(10) "Unfit for Use listing" --
means a listing of properties in Oregon that have been determined to be illegal
drug manufacturing sites, and that have not been issued a Certificate of
Fitness. The list is maintained by the Department of Consumer and Business
Services-Building Codes Division, pursuant to ORS 453.879.
(11) "Use" -- means occupancy or
entry for any reason including, but not limited to, entry for such things as
cleaning, remodeling, repairs, or demolition, except as allowed in ORS 453.873,
453.876, 453.885 and Oregon Laws 1999, chapter 861.