Or. Admin. R. 690-051-0150 - Filing of Protest and Remonstrances

(1) All protest and requests for standing must be filed with the Director within the time specified in the notice. To become a party to a contested case hearing the fees required under ORS 536.050(1) (j), (n), and/or (o) as appropriate must also be submitted by the notice date.
(2) Any person may submit a protest against a proposed final order. A protest shall be in writing and shall include:
(a) The name, address and telephone number of the protestant;
(b) A description of the protestant's interest in the proposed final order and, if the protestant claims to represent the public interest, a precise statement of the public interest represented;
(c) A detailed description of how the action proposed in the proposed final order would impair or be detrimental to the protestant's interest;
(d) A detailed description of how the proposed final order is in error or deficient and how to correct the alleged error or deficiency;
(e) Any citation of legal authority supporting the protest, if known; and
(f) For persons other than the applicant, the protest fee required under ORS 536.050.
(3) Any person who supports the proposed final order may request standing for purposes of participating in any contested case proceeding on the proposed final order or for judicial review of a final order. The request for standing must be in writing, signed by the requester, and include the following:
(a) The requester's name, mailing address and telephone number;
(b) If the requester is representing a group, association or other organization, the name, address and telephone number of the represented group;
(c) A statement that the requester supports the proposed final order as issued;
(d) A detailed statement of how the requester would be harmed if the proposed final order is modified; and
(e) The fee established under ORS 536.050.
(4) Any person who has filed a timely request for standing may later file a petition for party status in any contested case hearing subsequently held on the matter for which standing was requested, in the manner described in OAR 137-003-0535.
(5) Each person submitting a protest or a request for standing shall raise all reasonably ascertainable issues and submit all reasonably available arguments supporting the person's position by the close of the protest period.
(6) The Department shall send a copy of all protests and requests for standing received to the applicant, the protestant(s), if any, and to each person who requested standing.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 690-051-0150
WRD 14-1986, f. & ef. 10-13-86 WRD 2-1993, f. & cert. ef. 5-19-93; WRD 8-2015, f. 12-18-15, cert. ef. 1/1/2016

Stat. Auth.: ORS 536.027, 536.027, 537 & 543

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