Or. Admin. R. 736-021-0120 - Fires

(1) A person may have a recreational beach fire in the ocean shore state recreation area under the following conditions:
(a) Fires are no larger than three feet by three feet by three feet in dimension. A person may apply for a special use permit under division 16 for larger fires.
(b) Fires must be located as follows:
(A) In the open sand area;
(B) Downwind of any shoreline vegetation and small wood debris or log accumulations;
(C) Never in dunes, small wood debris or beach log accumulations; and
(D) A minimum of 25 feet away from beach access points, shoreline vegetation, log accumulations and seawalls constructed of wood or other combustible material.
(c) Fires must not be left unattended;
(d) Fires must not cause damage to facilities or natural resources;
(e) Fires may not be covered with sand; and
(f) Fires must be extinguished completely with water and be broken apart before its users leave the area.
(2) A person may only burn paper products and untreated natural wood free of attached metal, nails, glass or plastic objects. A person may not use gasoline, diesel or any other petroleum-based products to start a fire.
(3) Notwithstanding section (1), the department may restrict fires to individual beach areas, or temporarily prohibit fires due to high fire hazard conditions.
(4) Beach fires are prohibited in western snowy plover-management areas as provided in OAR 736-021-0090.


Or. Admin. R. 736-021-0120
PR 9-1994, f. 11-29-94, cert. ef. 12-1-94; PR 3-1997, f. 11-5-97, cert. ef. 11-10-97; PRD 1-2013, f. 1-15-13, cert. ef. 2-1-13

Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.660

Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.124 & 390.660

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