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Submitting Public Correspondence 
 Public correspondence may be submitted at any time to aviation.mail@aviation.state.or.us. Written comments submitted at least 48 hours prior to a scheduled public meeting will be distributed to the Aviation Board in advance of the meeting.  If submitting written comment the day of the meeting, please provide 25 copies to the Aviation Board Secretary. All written comments received become part of the permanent record.  Public comments submitted to any other agency email address may not be received.
Oregon Dept. of Aviation UAS Links  
 There has been a significant increase in inquiries to the Oregon Department of Aviation regarding Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).  Below are some links to pertinent sources that can help citizens and stakeholders understand federal and state law.  Included are links to recent legislation in Oregon as well as links to federal guidelines. 
Did You Know?
ORS 837.040 requires that every owner operating a civil aircraft that is based, or operating commercially, within Oregon to register the aircraft with the Oregon Department of Aviation.  By law, the owner of a civil aircraft that is based in 
Oregon shall register the aircraft within 60 days of the date the aircraft becomes subject to registration.  The owner of a civil
aircraft that is not based in Oregon but that is used in Oregon for commercial operations shall register the aircraft prior to
the first time the aircraft is used in Oregon for commercial operations.​
Office Closures – Throughout the year ODA’s office in Salem may be closed for holidays and other special events. Below is a list of days the Department of Aviation office will be closed in 2018:
February 19, 2018 - President's Day
May 28, 2018 - Memorial Day
July 4, 2018 - Independence Day
September 3, 2018 - Labor Day
November 12, 2018 - Veteran's Day 
November 22-23, 2018 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2018 - Christmas Day

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State and Federal grant program management; Aviation planning, engineering and land use; Tall structure and code compliance planning; Contracting & Procurement and ODA Capital Improvement Projects. 
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ConnectOregon is a lottery-bond-based initiative ($42 million) approved by the Oregon Legislative Assembly to invest in air, rail, marine and transit infrastructure to ensure Oregon's transportation system is strong, diverse, and efficient.