Oregon Statutes - Chapter 526 - Forestry Administration - Section 526.324 - Classification of forestland by committee; publication.

(1) Upon the basis of its investigation and determination under ORS 526.320, a committee shall assign all forestland within its county to one of the following classes:

(a) Class 1, timber class, includes all forestland primarily suitable for the production of timber.

(b) Class 2, timber and grazing class, includes all forestland primarily suitable for joint use for timber production and the grazing of livestock, as a permanent or semipermanent joint use, or as a temporary joint use during the interim between logging and reforestation.

(c) Class 3, agricultural class, includes all forestland primarily suitable for grazing or other agricultural use.

(2) The committee first shall adopt a preliminary classification and upon its completion shall cause notice thereof to be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county and to be posted in three public places within the county. The notice shall state the time and place for hearing or receiving objections, remonstrances or suggestions as to the proposed classification and the place where a statement of the preliminary classification may be inspected. [1965 c.253 §37; 1967 c.429 §32]

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