Agency Info

Type​ Description Comment Deadline Materials
Notice of Rulemaking Proposed Rule Change for Visual Distress Signals
for Columbia River to be consistent with federal rules​
December 29, 2017 by 5 pm​​ Notice of Rulemaking​
Notice of Rulemaking Proposed Rule Change to Revert Hunt Tag Certification Program Fee
​from $100 to $75 for additional consideration by the Oregon Legislature before it can be enacted 
December 29, 2017 by 5 pm​​ Notice of Rulemaking
Notice of Rulemaking Proposed Public Record Request Rule Amendment
The amendment will align agency fees and procedures associated with a public records request to statewide policy​
December 29, 2017 by 5 pm Notice of Rulemaking​
Notice of Rulemaking Proposed Aquatic Invasive Species Program Rule Changes

The amendment exempts manually powered boats owned and operated by a livery from having to physically carry an aquatic invasive species permit when operated on Oregon waters.  Instead, the livery business would be issued a permit compliance certificate from the Board upon purchasing permits within the discounted pricing schedule.  Rule language corrections as needed to ensure rule clarity.

November 30, 2017 by 5 pm Notice of Rulemaking​
Pe​titi​on for Rulemaking Petition to adopt a no-wake and no authorized anchoring zone in the Fly Creek Subdivision on Lake Billy Chinook
Received on October 2, 2017

November 17, 2017 by 5 pm

Public Notice
Supplemental Material

Send Written Comments To: 

June LeTarte, Rules Coordinator  |  Oregon State Marine Board  |  435 Commercial St., NE   Salem, OR 97301

Email: :

Interested Party Notifications
 To receive Oregon State Marine Board Rule Notifications by email or post, send your contact information to: 

  Oregon State Marine Board  |  435 Commercial St., NE   Salem, OR 97301 

Thank you for your interest and involvement in the rulemaking process and helping keep boating safe, 
clean and fun for everyone.  

Temporary Rules
None currently.
Petition Procedures

Any interested person can request that the Marine Board adopt, amend, or repeal a boating regulation through a petition. To be considered, petitions include the following:​

(1) Name and address of petitioner(s) (email address preferred)
(2) Names and addresses of other interested parties (email address preferred)
(3) The proposed language in full (for new rules) or the existing rule language in full with proposed additions and deletions clearly indicated (for rule amendments).
(4) An explanation of the petition that includes facts or arguments in sufficient detail to show the reasons for and effects of adoption, amendment or repeal of the rule. 
(5) If the petition requests the amendment or repeal of an existing rule, the petition must also contain comments on:
(a) Options for achieving the existing rule's substantive goals while reducing the negative economic impact on businesses; 
(b) The continued need for the existing rule; 
(c) The complexity of the existing rule; 
(d) The extent to which the existing rule overlaps, duplicates, or conflicts with other state or federal rules and with local government regulations; and 
(e) The degree to which technology, economic conditions, or other factors have changed in the subject area affected by the existing rule, since the agency adopted the rule

Petitions not complying​ with these requirements may be returned by the director.​