The Commission must find the following criteria are satisfied
before it approves an amendment to the Management Plan:
Conditions in the Scenic Area have
significantly changed. This means:
Physical changes that have widespread or major impacts to the landforms,
resources, or land use patterns in the Scenic Area;
(b) New information or inventory data
regarding land uses or resources that could result in a change of a plan
designation, classification, or other plan provision;
(c) Changes in legal, social, or economic
conditions, including those that affect public health, safety, or welfare, not
anticipated in the Management Plan; or
(d) A demonstrable mistake in the Management
Plan that has resulted in significant impacts or that involves significant
issues, such as, but not limited to, a land use guideline that is less
protective of Gorge resources than the policies the guideline was intended to
implement; a land use designation that does not conform to the corresponding
designation policies; or two or more guidelines that cannot be reasonably
proposed amendment is consistent with the purposes and standards of the Scenic
Area Act; and
(3) No practicable
alternative to the proposed amendment more consistent with the purposes and
standards of the Scenic Area Act exists.
Or. Admin. R.
CRGC 3-1992(Temp), f. &
cert. ef. 4-16-92; CRGC 5-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-92; CRGC 1-1999, f.
& cert. ef. 10-14-99; CRGC 1-2006, f. 3-22-06, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
196.150 & RCW
Stats. Implemented: ORS
196.150, RCW 43.97.015 & 16
U.S.C. § 544 et seq.