Oregon Statutes - Chapter 366 - State Highways and State Highway Fund - Section 366.317 - Removal of trees and shrubs; notice; application.

When the construction, expansion or improvement of a state highway as defined in ORS 366.005 would otherwise clearly and certainly cause the destruction of trees and shrubs which in the judgment of the engineer or the designee of the engineer may be removed in safety, the Department of Transportation shall:

(1) Prior to their destruction, cause notice to be placed in a newspaper of general distribution in the locality in which these trees and shrubs are located that these trees and shrubs may be destroyed, and that application may be made to the department at a specific time and place to remove these trees and shrubs for transplanting; and

(2) Permit the removal of these trees and shrubs by those making application to do so. [1975 c.414 §1]

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