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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) Relating to: Airport Listings
The notice was published by the Secretary of State in the June Oregon Bulletin for general public comment on the rule changes.
Click on the links below to view notices and proposed rule text:
You are not required to do anything upon receipt of this notice.  Part of the administrative rules process is to notify interested parties of proposed changes and invite input.  You may provide input by sending written comments to:
Nohemi Ramos
Via Email:
In Hard Copy:
Oregon Department of Aviation
Attn: Airport Listing – Exhibit 2
3040 25th St. SE
Salem, OR 97302-1125
The deadline to comment is 5 pm on 6/28/2017.  After that date, the Oregon Department of Aviation will consider the comments received and submit the final rules to the Oregon Aviation Board for approval.  If you have questions about the content of the rules you may contact:
Nohemi Ramos
For more information about Oregon Administrative Rules or to view the Oregon Bulletin you may visit: http://sos.oregon.gov
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 837.020 and ORS 837.040 requires that every pilot and aircraft that is based, or operating commercially, within Oregon to register with the Oregon Department of Aviation.  By law, registration must take place within 60 days of issuance of any “appropriate effective federal certificate, permit, rating or license relating to competency as a pilot” – with the exception of student pilots, who must register prior to their first solo flight.
Oregon Department of Aviation has created a new Pilot Registration Form for pilots flying in Oregon.
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 2017:
July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
September 4, 2017 - Labor Day
November 10, 2017 - Veteran's Day
November 23-24, 2017 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day


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