Or. Admin. R. 632-030-0020 - Procedures for Applying for an Operating Permit

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) The applicant shall submit the required application forms and such additional information as may be required by the Department for each separate surface mining operation.
(2) The applicant shall submit a reclamation plan as defined in OAR 632-030-0025. The reclamation plan must include a map acceptable to the Department as provided in 632-030-0015 and 632-030-0025(2).
(3) The application must be accompanied by the application fee.
(4) For applications on high value farmland in the Willamette Valley subject to OAR 632-030-0023, the applicant must also provide the information as outlined in OAR 632-030-0023(4).
(5) The applicant must submit a performance bond or alternative form of security acceptable to the Department for the purpose of assuring performance of the reclamation plan, other requirements of ORS 517.750 to 517.900, all rules thereunder, and permit conditions. A performance bond or alternative form of security must be in effect and approved by the Department under OAR 632-030-0021 prior to any disturbance of the land. The performance bond or alternate form of financial security is not required to cover the costs of excavation required by OAR 632-030-0023(3).
(6) If the applicant fails to meet the requirements of sections (1) through (5) of this rule within 12 months after the application is submitted, the application is deemed to have been withdrawn. The applicant may resubmit an application without prejudice, but the new application must be accompanied by a new application fee.


Or. Admin. R. 632-030-0020
GMI 5, f. 12-20-73, ef. 1-11-74; GMI 7, f. 11-7-74, ef. 12-11-74; GMI 1-1980, f. 2-29-80, ef. 3-1-80; GMI 2-1982, f. & ef. 8-13-82; GMI 2-1985, f. 11-19-85, ef. 11-20-85; GMI 1-1988, f. 3-30-88, cert. ef. 3-11-88; GMI 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 10-14-97; DGMI 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 7-20-00; DGMI 1-2009, f. & cert. ef. 5-15-09; DGMI 1-2021, amend filed 09/20/2021, effective 10/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 517

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 517.790, ORS 517.810 & ORS 517.825

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