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Rules Advisory Committees - SB762

Rulemaking hearings for wildland-urban interface definition

Virtual hearings are scheduled for Proposed Administrative Rule 629-044 Wildland-Urban Interface Definition. Written comments must be submitted Oct. 1 to be included in the rulemaking record. Written comments can be sent using this comment form or email sb762.rulemaking@oregon.gov. Live public hearings will be conducted remotely at the times and links below. Join any of the meetings through the provided link at the specified time to participate. The hearing officer will have instructions on how to provide verbal comment during each meeting.

View the notice of proposed rulemaking.

Hearing information

Wildfire rulemaking under SB762

Senate Bill 762 provided legislative direction to the Board of Forestry regarding the wildland-urban interface; statewide fire risk mapping; prescribed fire; directed the Department to review and clarify the enforcement of rules pertaining to forestland; and baseline standards for unprotected and under-protected lands in Oregon.

The facilitated process will include several Rules Advisory Committees. Meeting information, agendas, and video recordings of past meetings will be posted as they are available. 

To provide comment on any aspect of SB762 rulemaking, please use this comment form or email sb762.rulemaking@oregon.gov.

Combined Wildland-Urban Interface and Statewide Wildfire Risk Mapping Rulemaking Advisory Committees (RACs) No. 1 and 2

This process will develop and maintain a comprehensive statewide map of wildfire risk that includes wildland-urban interface boundaries and fire risk classes by June 30, 2022, in collaboration with Oregon State University, the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal, other state agencies, local governments, tribes, other public bodies and additional information sources. It requires that the map be publicly accessible and for ODF to provide technical assistance as needed.

All meetings are open to the public and will be held virtually via Zoom until announced otherwise. For special accommodations, please contact ODF Public Affairs at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at 503-945-7200.

Meeting information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sept. 30, 2021 Meeting

​​​​​​​​​​​​Sept. 16, 2021 Combined meetings started

Sept. 2, 2021 Meeting

​​​​​​​Aug. 19, 2021 Meeting 

Aug. 5, 2021 Meeting​​

July 20, 2021 Informational meeting

Certified Burn Manager Rules Advisory Committee

For more information, visit the CBM webpage.

Committee archives

Wildland-Urban Interface Rules Advisory Committee (WUI): Wildland-Urban Interface Definition

This process revises Oregon Revised Statutes 477.015 to 477.064 and directs the Board of Forestry to establish a definition of Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI). These rules must also establish criteria to identify and classify the WUI. 

Meeting information

The WUI committee has completed its work for the Wildland-Urban Interface Definition rules.

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