Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
The Department may issue a temporary operating permit as
authorized under ORS 517.834. A temporary operating
permit is subject to the following additional limitations:
(1) The operator must provide 14 days' prior
notice to adjacent property owners and all potentially affected federal
agencies and public bodies. Public notice must be published in a newspaper that
is broadly circulated in the areas adjacent to the proposed mine. Notice to
property owners, federal agencies, and public bodies must be in writing and
sent by U.S. mail or comparable means. The operator must provide the Department
with documentation of the entities notified and the manner of notification.
Notification must be in a form approved by the Department and must inform the
recipients of the right to submit comments on the proposed temporary operating
permit to the Department.
temporary operating permit may be issued for a term not to exceed 6 months,
during which time the operator must apply for a regular operating permit. The
operator must cease all excavation and processing and reclaim the site if the
Department has not issued a provisional or regular operating permit before the
term of the temporary operating permit expires.
Or. Admin. R.
DGMI 1-2009, f. & cert.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS