Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only
Find     
Site Image

Facility Siting Rules and Statutes

Siting Statutes

Oregon Revised Statutes
 
Statutes regarding the siting and regulation of energy facilities begin at ORS 469.300.

Back to Top

Division 1

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
GENERAL PROVISIONS
 
Full text of Division 1 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-001-0000 Notice of Permanent Rulemaking
345-001-0005 Uniform and Model Rules
345-001-0010 Definitions
345-001-0020 Purpose
345-001-0030 Applicability
345-001-0035 Electric and Magnetic Field Committee
345-001-0050 Public Records Availability and Fees for Copying
345-001-0060 Council Representation at Contested Case Hearings
345-001-0080 Reconsideration and Rehearing - Orders in Other than Contested Cases
Energy Generation Areas
345-001-0200 Creation of an Energy Generation Area
345-001-0210 Effect of an Energy Generation Area
345-001-0220 Energy Generation Areas

Back to Top

Division 11

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
COUNCIL MEETINGS AND COMMUNICATIONS
 
Full Text of Division 11 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-011-0000 Authority and Purpose
345-011-0005 Quorum and Rules of Order
345-011-0010 Officers
345-011-0015 Meetings
345-011-0020 Agendas for Regular Meetings
345-011-0025 Consideration of Matters Not on Agenda
345-011-0030 Order of Business
345-011-0035 Requests to Place Items on the Agenda
345-011-0045 Committees and Subcommittees
345-011-0050 Council Files
345-011-0055 Council Communications
345-011-0060 Waiver and Suspension
345-011-0070 Council Requests for Information
345-011-0080 Unacceptable Conduct

Back to Top

Division 15

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
PROCEDURES GOVERNING COUNCIL AND DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROCEEDINGS, INCLUDING SITE CERTIFICATE HEARINGS
 
Full text of Division 15 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-015-0001 Purpose and Authority
Procedures for the Conduct of Contested Cases
345-015-0012 Filing and Service of Documents in a Contested Case
345-015-0014 Contested Case Notices
345-015-0016 Requests for Party or Limited Party Status
345-015-0018 Authorized Representative
345-015-0022 Petition for Indigent Status
345-015-0023 Duties of Hearing Officer
345-015-0024 Suspension of Hearing and Exclusion of a Party
345-015-0038 Separate Hearings
345-015-0043 Evidence: Testimony Submitted in Writing
345-015-0046 Evidence: Official Notice
345-015-0051 Evidence: Resolutions of Cities, Counties and Tribes
345-015-0054 Motions
345-015-0057 Prohibitions on Interlocutory Appeals to Council
345-015-0059 Prohibitions on Stays
345-015-0062 Reopening Record Prior to Decision
345-015-0080 Participation by Government Agencies
345-015-0083 Prehearing Conference and Prehearing Order
345-015-0085 Hearing Officer´s Proposed Contested Case Order
Procedures for Council and Department of Energy Review
of an Application for Site Certificate
345-015-0110 Public Notice of a Notice of Intent
345-015-0120 Memorandum on a Notice of Intent
345-015-0130 Informational Meeting on a Notice of Intent
345-015-0140 Review by the Department of Energy
345-015-0160 Project Order
345-015-0180 Agency Memorandum on a Site Certificate Application
345-015-0190 Determination of Completeness
345-015-0200 Notice to Agencies that the Application is Complete
345-015-0210 Draft Proposed Order
345-015-0220 Public Hearing on the Draft Proposed Order
345-015-0230 Council Review and the Department of Energy´s Proposed Order
345-015-0240 The Decision-Making Record
Procedures for Expedited Review of Certain Energy Facilities
345-015-0300 Request for Expedited Review of Small Capacity Facilities
345-015-0310 Request for Expedited Review of Special Criteria Facilities
345-015-0320 Public Hearing Procedures for Special Criteria Facilities
Exemptions from Council Jurisdiction
345-015-0350 Council Determination of Exemption
345-015-0360 Contents of Request for Exemption
345-015-0370 Consideration of Request for Exemption
345-015-0380 Loss of Exemption
Confidentiality and Inadmissibility of Mediation Communications
345-015-0500 Confidentiality and Inadmissibility of Mediation Communications

Back to Top

Division 20

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
NOTICE OF INTENT
 
Full text of Division 20 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-020-0006 Submission of a Notice of Intent
345-020-0011 Contents of a Notice of Intent
345-020-0016 Amendment of a Notice of Intent
345-020-0040 Distribution of a Notice of Intent
345-020-0060 Expiration of a Notice of Intent

Back to Top

Division 21

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
APPLICATION FOR A SITE CERTIFICATE
 
Full text of Division 21 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-021-0000 General Requirements
345-021-0010 Contents of an Application
345-021-0020 Specific Application Requirements for Siting of Surface Facilities Related to Underground Gas Storage Reservoirs
345-021-0050 Distribution of a Preliminary Application
345-021-0055 Distribution of a Complete Application
345-021-0080 Agency Coordination
345-021-0090 Amendment of an Application
345-021-0100 Contested Case Proceeding on the Application - Burden of Proof

Back to Top

Division 22

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
GENERAL STANDARDS FOR SITING FACILITIES
 
Full text of Division 22 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-022-0000 General Standard of Review
345-022-0010 Organizational Expertise
345-022-0020 Structural Standard
345-022-0022 Soil Protection
345-022-0030 Land Use
345-022-0040 Protected Areas
345-022-0050 Retirement and Financial Assurance
345-022-0060 Fish and Wildlife Habitat
345-022-0070 Threatened and Endangered Species
345-022-0080 Scenic Resources
345-022-0090 Historic, Cultural and Archaeological Resources
345-022-0100 Recreation
345-022-0110 Public Services
345-022-0120 Waste Minimization

Back to Top

Division 23

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
NEED STANDARD FOR NONGENERATING FACILITIES
 
Full text of Division 23 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-023-0005 Need for a Facility
345-023-0020 Least-Cost Plan Rule
345-023-0030 System Reliability Rule for Electric Transmission Lines
345-023-0040 Economically Reasonable Rule for Natural Gas Pipelines or Liquefied Natural Gas Storage Facilities

Back to Top

Division 24

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
SPECIFIC STANDARDS FOR SITING FACILITIES
 
Full text of Division 24 (PDF)
 
Sections:
Specific Standards for Wind Facilities
345-024-0010 Public Health and Safety Standards for Wind Energy Facilities
345-024-0015 Cumulative Effects Standard for Wind Energy Facilities
Specific Standards for Surface Facilities Related to Underground Gas Storage Reservoirs
345-024-0030 Public Health and Safety Standards for Surface Facilities Related to Underground Gas Storage Reservoirs
Specific Standards for Transmission Lines
345-024-0090 Siting Standards for Transmission Lines
Standards for Energy Facilities that Emit Carbon Dioxide
345-024-0500 General
345-024-0510 Principles for the Adoption of New Standards for Fossil-Fueled Power Plants
345-024-0550 Standard for Base Load Gas Plants
345-024-0560 Means of Compliance for Base Load Gas Plants
345-024-0570 Modification of the Standard for Base Load Gas Plants
345-024-0580 Monetary Offset Rate
345-024-0590 Standard for Non-Base Load Power Plants
345-024-0600 Means of Compliance for Non-Base Load Power Plants
345-024-0610 Modification of the Standard for Non-Base Load Power Plants
345-024-0620 Standard for Nongenerating Energy Facilities
345-024-0630 Means of Compliance for Nongenerating Energy Facilities
345-024-0640 Modification of the Standard for Nongenerating Energy Facilities
345-024-0680 Offset Projects
345-024-0710 Monetary Path Payment Requirement
345-024-0720 Qualified Organization

Back to Top

Division 26

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION RULES FOR FACILITIES
 
Full text of Division 26 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-026-0005 Purpose
345-026-0010 Legislative Authority
345-026-0015 Scope and Construction
345-026-0048 Compliance Plans
345-026-0050 Inspections
345-026-0080 Reporting Requirements for Energy Facilities
345-026-0105 Correspondence with Other State or Federal Agencies
345-026-0170 Notification of Incidents
Rules for Nuclear Installations
345-026-0300 Regulations Applicable to Nuclear Installations
345-026-0330 Radiological Environmental and Effluent Monitoring
345-026-0340 Security Plans for Nuclear Installations
345-026-0350 Emergency Planning for Nuclear Installations
345-026-0370 Standards for Council Approval of the Decommissioning Plan
345-026-0390 Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage

Back to Top

Division 27

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
SITE CERTIFICATE CONDITIONS, AMENDMENT, TRANSFER AND TERMINATION AND DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY APPROVAL OF GAS STORAGE TESTING PIPELINES
 
Full text of Division 27 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-027-0000 Certificate Expiration
345-027-0011 Applicability
345-027-0020 Mandatory Conditions in Site Certificates
345-027-0023 Site Specific Conditions
345-027-0028 Monitoring and Mitigation Conditions
345-027-0030 Amendment to Extend Construction Beginning and Completion Deadlines
345-027-0050 When an Amendment is Required
345-027-0060 Request to Amend Certificate
345-027-0070 Review of a Request for Amendment
345-027-0080 Review of Request by Certificate Holder for Expedited Amendment
345-027-0090 Request by Any Person for Amendment to Apply Subsequent Laws or Rules
345-027-0100 Transfer of a Site Certificate
345-027-0110 Termination of a Site Certificate
Department of Energy Approval of Gas Storage Testing Pipelines
345-027-0210 General
345-027-0220 Request for Approval
345-027-0230 Review of a Request for Approval
345-027-0240 Conditions

Back to Top

Divison 29

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
NOTICE OF VIOLATION, CIVIL PENALTIES, REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION
 
Full text of Division 29 (PDF)
 
Sections:
345-029-0000 Policy
345-029-0005 Definitions
345-029-0010 Report by a Responsible Party
345-029-0020 Notice of Violation
345-029-0030 Classification of Violations
345-029-0040 Response to Notice of Violation
345-029-0050 Enforcement Conference
345-029-0060 Civil Penalties
345-029-0070 Contested Case Proceeding
345-029-0080 Payment of Penalty
345-029-0090 Council Consideration of Mitigating Factors
345-029-0100 Revocation or Suspension of Site Certificate

Back to Top

Divisions 30 - 95

Chapter 345 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Division 30:
RESEARCH REACTORS (full text PDF)
 
Division 50:
RADIOACTIVE WASTE MATERIALS (full text PDF)
Tables (76 kb pdf)
 
Division 60
TRANSPORTATION OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL (full text PDF)
 
Division 70
CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT OF SECURITY PROGRAM INFORMATION (full text PDF)
 
Division 76
SPECIFIC STANDARDS FOR THE SITING OF NUCLEAR POWER FACILITIES IN OREGON (full text PDF)
 
Division 92
STANDARDS FOR THE SITING OF URANIUM MILLS IN OREGON (full text PDF)
 
Division 95
CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND DECOMMISSIONING RULES FOR URANIUM MILLS (full text PDF)
 
 

Back to Top

Digest of Statutes

The document in this section is an unofficial reformatted version of the state statutes of the Energy Facility Siting Council. This document was compiled by Siting staff as a way for interested persons to more easily search for pertinent content. Siting staff will update this document after changes to statutes become official.
 
For more information about this document, please contact Todd Cornett at 503-378-8328, or via e-mail at todd.cornett@state.or.us.
  • Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 469 – Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities
 

Back to Top