Or. Admin. R. 350-010-0000 - Purpose
Subsequently, in 1987, the U.S. Forest Service prepared new maps addressing many of the issues with the maps that Congress enacted. The U.S. Forest Service did not provide any legal description, and provided only limited documentation accompanying the maps. The Commission, U.S. Forest Service, and others have used the 1987 maps almost exclusively for administration of the National Scenic Area Act.
The Commission has experienced many situations in which the maps that Congress enacted were drawn to a scale that is too coarse for precision decision making at a parcel level. In addition, improvements in geographic information systems and locational technology have made the identification of precise boundaries more readily available; thus landowners and others involved in land planning expect more precise identification of boundaries established by the National Scenic Area Act.
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