Oregon Statutes - Chapter 195 - Local Government Planning Coordination - Section 195.250 - Definitions for ORS 195.250 to 195.260.

As used in ORS 195.250 to 195.260:

(1) “Further review area” means an area of land within which further site specific review should occur before land management or building activities begin because either the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries or the State Forestry Department determines that the area reasonably could be expected to include sites that experience rapidly moving landslides as a result of excessive rainfall.

(2) “Landslide” means any detached mass of soil, rock or debris that is of sufficient size to cause damage and that moves down a slope or a stream channel.

(3) “Rapidly moving landslide” means a landslide that is difficult for people to outrun or escape. [1999 c.1103 §1]

Note: 195.250 to 195.260 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 195 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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