Or. Admin. R. 603-077-0133 - Prepatory Burning

The Department encourages the preparatory burning of portions of selected fields to reduce or eliminate potential fire hazards and safety problems and to expedite the subsequent burning of the field. Such burning shall be consistent with smoke management considerations and subject to the following conditions:

(1) Each responsible person shall limit the acres burned to the minimum necessary to eliminate potential fire hazards or safety problems but in no case exceed five acres for each burn unless specifically authorized by the Department.
(2) Each responsible person conducting preparatory burning shall employ backfiring burning techniques.
(3) Each responsible person conducting preparatory burning shall comply with the provisions of OAR 603-077-0110 through 603-077-0113 and 837-110-010 through 837-110-090.


Or. Admin. R. 603-077-0133
DOA 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 3-3-98; DOA 18-2003, f. & cert. ef. 5-15-03; DOA 22-2004, f. & cert. ef. 8-10-04; DOA 12-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-12-10

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561.190

Stats. Implemented: ORS 468A.585

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