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Proposed laws & rules

Rulemaking hearing for Central Oregon District boundary change

The Oregon Department of Forestry has initiated the administrative rulemaking process to permanently amend OAR 629-041-0515 for defining the boundary of the Central Oregon Forest Protection District. View the notice of proposed rulemaking

June 14, 2022, 3 p.m. – Virtual public hearing

Proposed maps of the boundary corrections
Written comments must be received by 5 p.m. July 31, 2022. Submissions should be addressed to Christie Shaw, Hearing Officer, Central Oregon District, Oregon Department of Forestry, P.O. Box 670, Prineville, Oregon 97754 or emailed to

Wildfire risk mapping & wildland-urban interface identification criteria

The Board of Forestry approved public hearings for the following notice of proposed rulemaking. Informational sessions and public hearings were held April 19–21, 2022. View the materials presented during the informational sessions.

Wildfire rulemaking under SB762

Learn more about current and anticipated rulemaking processes related to wildfire after passage of Senate Bill 762.

Wildland-urban interface definition rules

View the final adopted rules. Rules effective Oct. 22, 2021.