Oregon Statutes - Chapter 772 - Rights of Way for Public Uses - Section 772.515 - Regulation concerning location of facilities.

(1) Whenever such pipelines are laid along a public road, they shall be placed as closely as practicable to the extreme outside edge of the right of way of such road.

(2) With the exception of pumping, compressor, regulator or meter station buildings, no pipes or pipelines shall pass under any building in this state. Such pipes or pipelines shall not pass through or under any cemetery except by the consent of the owner thereof.

(3) When cultivated lands are appropriated under ORS 772.510, such pipes and pipelines shall be well buried under ground, in conformance with federal pipeline safety regulations in effect at the time of construction, and such surface shall be properly and promptly restored by such pipeline company unless otherwise consented to by the owner of such land.

(4) When unimproved lands of another are appropriated under ORS 772.510 and such lands thereafter become cultivated or improved, such pipes or pipelines shall be buried by the pipeline company as provided in subsection (3) of this section, within a reasonable time after notice by the owner of such lands, or the agent of the owner, to the pipeline company or its agent. [Amended by 1989 c.821 §3]

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