Rates

Link to law: http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_700/oar_736/736_015.html
Published: 2015

The Oregon Administrative Rules contain OARs filed through November 15, 2015

 

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CONTENT OR MEANING OF THIS AGENCY'S RULES?
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS RULES COORDINATOR CONTACT INFORMATION

 

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT





 

DIVISION 15
RATES

736-015-0006
Definitions
As used in this
division, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) "Adoptive
Foster Families” means one or more persons who have adopted one or more foster
children pursuant to ORS 418.285. At least one of the children must currently be
under 18 years of age and living with the Adoptive Foster Family.
(2) “Commission"
means the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission.
(3) "Department"
means the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department.
(4) "Director"
means the director of the department.
(5) "Enforcement
Officer" means a peace officer or park employee specifically designated by the director
under ORS 390.050 to investigate observed or reported violations, and to issue oral
or written warnings or citations to enforce park area rules.
(6) "Foster
Families" means persons with their foster children, who currently maintain:
(a) A Foster
Home, a Relative Home for Children or a Foster Home for Children with Developmental
Disabilities, as described in ORS 418.625 or 443.830;
(b) A Foster
Home certified by the Oregon youth Authority under OAR chapter 416, division 530;
(c) A Foster
Home certified by any of the nine federally-recognized tribal governments as listed
in ORS 172.110; or
(d) A therapeutic
Foster Home for Children with Developmental Disabilities provided through a third
party provider that has been certified by the Department of Human Services.
(7) "In Kind
Services" means a group or person who provides, at the direction of park staff,
materials or services whose value to the park area equals or is greater than the
normal fees.
(8) "Marketing
and Promotion" generally are agency-sponsored events that are of regional or statewide
significance promoting tourism or partnerships with local communities, other agencies
or economic development.
(9) “Motor
Vehicle” as defined in ORS 801.360 means a vehicle that is self-propelled
or designed for self-propulsion. ORS 801.590 further defines “vehicle”
as “any device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported
or drawn upon a public highway and includes vehicles that are propelled or powered
by any means.”
(10) "Non-Profit
Entity" means a group having a 501c(3) exempt status filed with the US Department
of Internal Revenue Service.
(11) "Park
Area" means any state park, wayside, corridor, monument, historic, or recreation
area, except portions of ocean shore recreation areas not abutting a state park
or wayside, under the jurisdiction of the department.
(12) "Park
Employee" means an employee of the department.
(13) "Park
Facility" includes but is not limited to individual and group campsites, day use
areas and shelters, cabins, yurts, tepees, camper wagons, meeting halls, lodges,
pavilions, and other amenities of the department.
(14) "Park
Manager" means the supervisor or designated park employee in charge of a park area.
(15) "Peace
Officer" means a sheriff, constable, marshal, municipal police officer, member of
the Oregon State Police, and other persons as may be designated by law.
(16) "Person"
includes individuals, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association,
a partnership, a government or a governmental instrumentality.
(17) "Reduced
Service Level" means a reduction in the normal level of service that a person may
reasonably expect due to the department's action/inaction or park facility failure
lasting longer than 24 hours.
(18) "Reservation
Cancellation" means the person requests an existing reservation be ended without
the creation of a new reservation.
(19) "Reservation
Change" means a modification to an existing reservation by a person that changes
the arrival or departure dates, a complete change to reservation dates, or changes
the type of site from the original request.
(20) "Special
Events" may be an activity sponsored or co-sponsored by the department, an event
that provides entertainment to park visitors, or other activities that promote the
mission of the department or Oregon tourism.
(21) "Split
Reservation" means a stay at a park area for one person for one continuous date
range that requires a mid-stay move from one site to another.
(22) "Traditional
Tribal Activities" generally means traditional, spiritual, natural and cultural
resource practices that would have been or which still are conducted by a federally
recognized tribe or its members.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
390.124

Stats. Implemented:
ORS 390.050, 390.111, 390.121 & 390.124

Hist.: PRD
4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-05; PRD 15-2009, f. & cert. ef. 9-29-09; PRD
5-2010, f. & cert. ef. 3-24-10; PRD 5-2011, f. & cert. ef. 8-1-11; PRD 5-2012(Temp),
f. & cert. ef. 6-26-12 thru 12-20-12; PRD 9-2012, f. & cert. ef. 11-16-12
736-015-0010
General Regulations
(1) The commission shall establish
fees through rule to promote department financial self-sufficiency and based on
the following criteria:
(a) Prevailing rates for comparable
facilities;
(b) Day of week;
(c) Season of year;
(d) Amenities of the park area
and site;
(e) Marketing opportunities
to encourage use and revenues.
(2) Unless posted otherwise,
a person shall pay established rates prior to use.
(3) The director may establish
rates and rental charges for services, facilities and products that are optional,
nonessential or complement the basic services described in this division. The director
shall establish rates that take into consideration comparable services by other
providers and marketing opportunities to encourage use and revenues.
(4) Pursuant to ORS 105.672
to 105.696, fees charges under this division are for use of the assigned area or
park facility of the state park land for camping, picnicking, or boating and not
for any other recreational purpose or area of state park land. The immunities provided
under ORS 105.682 apply to use of state park land for any other recreational purpose.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124

Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121 & 390.124

Hist.: 1 OTC 56(Temp), f. &
ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75, ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74, f. & ef. 4-30-76; 1
OTC 82, f. 5-11-77, ef. 5-14-77; 1 OTC 5-1979, f. & ef. 2-9-79; 1 OTC 22-1979
(Temp), f. & ef. 9-24-79; 1 OTC 2-1980, f. & ef. 1-4-80; PR 9-1981, f. &
ef. 4-6-81; PR 5-1983, f. & ef. 3-30-83; PR 10-1983(Temp), f. & ef. 12-28-83;
PR 3-1984, f. & ef. 3-5-84; PR 11-1986, f. & ef. 7-9-86; PR 1-1990, f. &
cert. ef. 5-14-90; PR 4-1991, f. 4-30-91, cert. ef. 5-13-91; PR 1-1992, f. &
cert. ef. 2-14-92; PR 13-1993, f. 7-12-93, cert. ef. 8-2-93; PR 7-1994, f. &
cert. ef. 7-11-94; PR 2-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-23-95; PR 3-1996, f. & cert.
ef. 5-13-96; PRD 8-2004, f. & cert. ef. 6-3-04; Renumbered from 736-010-0098,
PRD 4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-05; PRD 7-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-28-07; PRD
6-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-15-10 thru 10-8-10; Administrative correction
10-26-10; PRD 7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 11-28-11
736-015-0015
Reservations
(1) Purpose: Based on the department's
goal to promote outdoor recreation in Oregon, the department established a reservation
program to increase use of park areas and facilities. The director may designate
specific park facilities to offer for reservation through a centralized call center
and through the Internet.
(2) General Regulations:
(a) Reservations will be
accepted and processed for designated park facilities through the Oregon State Parks
Reservation Center and the Internet.
(b) A person may make a reservation
a minimum of one day and a maximum of nine months prior to the arrival date.
(c) A person must be 18 years
of age or older to make a reservation.
(d) A person who qualifies
under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may reserve accessible campsites.
(e) A person may not make
reservations for multiple park areas for the same date range.
(f) A person reserving a
boat slip (where available) must also reserve another facility at the same park
area.
(g) Reservations and registrations
for horse camping sites shall be made only for people camping with their horses
or similar large animals unless otherwise specified by the park manager.
(h) Split reservations are
allowed to accommodate persons. Only one split reservation shall be allowed per
reservation.
(i) Only the person whose
name appears on the original reservation or their designee (as documented in the
reservation records) may change or cancel an existing reservation or access information
associated with a reservation.
(j) Customer information
may be made available upon written request in compliance with ORS Chapter 192 and
department policy.
(k) Specific information
regarding a confirmed reservation will not be released to the public as provided
in ORS 192.501 and 192.502.
(3) Transaction Fees and
Deposits:
(a) The department will charge
a $8 non-refundable transaction fee for each reservation made through the centralized
call center or the Internet.
(b) Reservations require
a facility deposit equal to the full amount charged for use of the facility during
the reservation period.
(c) All fees are due at the
time the person makes the reservation.
(4) Payment Methods:
(a) A person may use a valid
credit card (VISA or MasterCard) or bank debit card with a VISA or MasterCard logo.
(b) A person may pay by personal
check, money order, certified check, department issued gift certificates or travelers
check (in U.S. funds).
(c) The department must receive
payment within five calendar days of the date the person makes the reservation.
If payment is not received within this time frame, the department will cancel the
reservation. The person remains responsible for the $8 transaction fee for each
reservation request.
(d) If a banking institution
returns a check to the department for any reason or if a credit or debit card is
declined, the department will attempt to contact the person. Inability to resolve
the payment dispute will result in a reservation cancellation. The person will remain
responsible for the $8 transaction fee for each reservation.
(e) Government agencies and
non-profit entities may request to be invoiced for services. Reservations should
be made at least 30 days prior to arrival. The department must receive payment within
25 days of the date the reservation is made. If payment is not received the department
will cancel the reservation. The department will bill for the $8 transaction fee
for each reservation.
(f) A person must pay all
outstanding account balances prior to making future reservations.
(5) Reservation Cancellations:
(a) A person may cancel their
reservation prior to the day of arrival by calling the Oregon State Parks Reservation
Center. An automated reservation cancellation voice mail system is available seven
days a week, 24 hours a day.
(b) A person may also cancel
their reservation prior to the day of arrival using Internet or E-mail. The department
will post detailed instructions for cancelling a reservation on the department's
web site which is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
(c) A person must contact
the specific park where their reservation is held to cancel reservations on the
scheduled day of arrival.
(d) In order to receive a
refund of all use fees, a person must cancel the reservation for individual campsites,
deluxe and rustic cabins, deluxe and rustic yurts, horse camps, tepees, and boat
moorages three or more days prior to the arrival date. If the cancellation is received
less than three days in advance of the arrival date, a fee equal to one night’s
or one day’s rental for the facility will be forfeited.
(e) In order to receive a
refund of all use fees for group camps, day use areas, meeting halls, lodges, Silver
Falls Youth Camp, Silver Falls Ranch, Shore Acres Garden House, Pavilions, RV Group
Areas and other special facilities as designated by the department, a person must
cancel the reservation at least one month prior to arrival. If the cancellation
request is received less than one month in advance of the arrival date, a fee equal
to one night’s or one day’s rental for the facility will be forfeited.
(6) Reservation Changes:
(a) The department will charge
an $8 non-refundable transaction fee for each reservation change.
(b) A person may request
to change a confirmed reservation by calling the Oregon State Parks Reservation
Center during normal business hours Monday through Friday.
(c) A person may also request
to change a reservation through Email by accessing the department's web site and
following the posted reservation change procedures. The web site is available seven
days a week, 24 hours a day.
(d) A person may not make
any date changes to reservations more than eight months in advance of the arrival
date.
(e) Reservations made for
six or more consecutive nights that are later shortened will be charged the nightly
rate for each night removed in addition to an $8 transaction fee for the change.
(f) A person must request
a reservation change for campsites, deluxe and rustic cabins, deluxe and rustic
yurts, tepees, and boat moorages three or more days in advance of the arrival date.
Changes are not permitted within three days of the arrival date.
(g) A person requesting a
reservation change for group camps, day use areas, meeting halls, lodges, Silver
Falls Youth Camp, Silver Falls Ranch House, Shore Acres Garden House, Pavilions,
RV Group Areas, and other special facilities as designated by the department must
request the change at least one month prior to arrival date. Changes are not permitted
within one month of the arrival date.
(7) Claiming Reservations
(a) Customers with confirmed
reservations must arrive before 1:00 p.m. the day following the first scheduled
day of their reservation.
(b) The reserved site must
remain occupied each night during the entire length of stay.
(c) In emergency situations,
customers may request Park Manager approval for late arrivals not to exceed 6:00
p.m. of the second day of the reservation. Site fees for the first night will be
charged regardless of the arrival time.
(d) Customers, including
those that have pre-registered, who do not check in at the park or notify park staff
that they will be delayed prior to 1:00 p.m. of the second day of the reservation
will be considered a “no show” and the entire reservation will be cancelled.
The first night fee and any transaction fees previously collected for the reservation
will be retained. Any remaining nightly fees paid to confirm the reservation will
be refunded.
(8) Reservations to Accommodate
Organized Groups:
(a) General: To accommodate
group use in campgrounds designed primarily for individual camping and to bring
efficiencies to the group reservation process, the director may offer group camping
to persons reserving multiple individual camping sites.
(b) The department will require
full payment for all sites at the time the reservation is made.
(c) A person must reserve
a minimum of 20 individual overnight campsites for their group to qualify for group
camping reservations.
(d) The department will charge
a non-refundable reservation fee of $8 for each site. An $8 non-refundable transaction
fee will be charged for any date or site change made to a reservation included in
the group.
(e) Reservations made on
the Internet for a group of 20 or more sites are not eligible for group camping.
(f) A person may reserve
a meeting hall (where available) for one day's free use when the minimum number
of sites are reserved and used. The person may reserve the meeting hall for additional
days at the normal rental rate.
(g) Special facilities such
as lodges, Silver Falls Youth Camp, Silver Falls Ranches, and other special facilities
as designated by the department are not included in the group camping program.
(h) A person must make reservations
at least two months prior to arrival date to qualify for group camping benefits.
(9) When only a portion of
a specific type of facility in a park is designated as ADA compliant, the department
will hold the facility designated as ADA compliant for use by individuals with disabilities
until all other facilities of that type have been reserved and the accessible facility
is the only remaining facility of that type available in the park.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124

Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121 & 390.124

Hist.: 1 OTC 56(Temp), f.
& ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75, ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74, f. & ef. 4-30-76;
1 OTC 82, f. 5-11-77, ef. 5-14-77; 1 OTC 5-1979, f. & ef. 2-9-79; 1 OTC 22-1979(Temp),
f. & ef. 9-9-24-79; 1 OTC 2-1980, f. & ef. 1-4-80; PR 9-1981, f. & ef.
4-6-81; PR 2-1994, f. & cert. ef. 2-9-94; PR 2-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-23-95;
PR 3-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-13-96; PRD 10-2003, f. & cert. ef. 10-17-03;
PRD 8-2004, f. & cert. ef. 6-3-04; Renumbered from 736-010-0099, PRD 4-2005,
f. & cert. ef. 5-5-05; PRD 7-2009, f. 6-2-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09; PRD 15-2009,
f. & cert. ef. 9-29-09; PRD 5-2010, f. & cert. ef. 3-24-10; PRD 5-2011,
f. & cert. ef. 8-1-11; PRD 9-2012, f. & cert. ef. 11-16-12; PRD 1-2015,
f. & cert. ef. 9-28-15
736-015-0020
Overnight Rentals
The director may designate a Type I
campsite rental schedule at selected high use campgrounds. All remaining campgrounds
will be set at the Type II campsite rental schedule. The director is authorized
by the commission to include transient lodging taxes in the nightly rental rate
and to increase the rental rate to the nearest whole dollar. The department shall
retain the additional revenue. Campsite Rental rates (per night per site before
tax):
(1) Full Hookup Campsite:
Provides campsite with individual water supply, electrical and sewage hookups, table,
stove, and access to a restroom.
(a) Type I: $28.
(b) Type II: $24.
(2) Electrical Hookup Campsite:
Provides campsite with individual water supply and electrical hookups, table, stove,
and access to a restroom.
(a) Type I: $26.
(b) Type II: $22.
(3) Tent Campsite: Provides
campsite with water supply nearby but does not have electricity or sewage hookup.
Provides table, stove, and access to a restroom.
(a) Type I: $19.
(b) Type II: $17.
(4) Primitive Campsite: Provides
campsite with table and stove; water and sanitary facilities may be some distance
away. All primitive campsites: $10.
(5) Yurt: Rustic units provide
a temporary tent structure, covered deck, heat, lights and beds along with outdoor
picnic facilities. Deluxe units add kitchen facilities, bathrooms and showers.
(a) Rustic: $40.
(b) Deluxe: $79.
(6) Cabin: Rustic units provide
a hard-walled wooden structure, covered deck, heat, lights and beds along with outdoor
picnic facilities. Totem units are primitive log units. Deluxe 1 units add kitchen
facilities, bathrooms and showers.
(a) Totem: $24.
(b) Rustic: $40.
(c) Deluxe 1: $79.
(7) Tepee: Tepee replica
units vary in diameter from 18’ to 26’ and provide heat, lights and
beds along with outdoor picnic facilities. All tepees: $40.
(8) Hiker/Boater/Bicyclist
Campsite: Provides cleared area for campers without motor vehicles; water and sanitary
facilities may be some distance away. All hiker/boater/bicyclist campsites: $5 per
camper per night.
(9) Extra Vehicle in Campground:
An additional rental rate of $7 per vehicle is charged when an extra vehicle is
driven into the campground and remains overnight.
(10) Extra Motorcycle in
Campground: If the initial campsite rental is to a person riding a motorcycle, and
the first extra vehicle is a motorcycle, the second motorcycle will not be charged.
Additional motorcycles in the site will be charged $7 as an extra vehicle. The $7
extra vehicle charge will allow up to two motorcycles per extra vehicle charge.
(11) Pre-Registration (where
available): The department may allow a person with a reservation for individual
tent, electrical or full hook-up campsites to expedite the check-in process by registering
on-line prior to or upon arrival at the park area.
(12) Pursuant to ORS 105.672
to 105.696, overnight rental charges under this rule are for use of the assigned
area or park facility of the state park land for camping and not for any other recreational
purpose or area of state park land. The immunities provided under ORS 105.682 apply
to use of state park land for any other recreational purpose.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124
Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121, 390.124 & 2010 HB 3673
Hist.: 1 OTC 17, f. 12-20-73;
1 OTC 23(Temp), f. 2-19-74; 1 OTC 56(Temp), f. & ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75,
ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74, f. & ef. 4-30-76; 1 OTC 82, f. 5-11-77, ef. 5-14-77;
1 OTC 86(Temp), f. 7-21-77, ef. 7-25-77; 1 OTC 90, f. & ef. 9-26-77; 1 OTC 1-1978,
f. & ef. 2-23-78; 1 OTC 4-1979, f. & ef. 2-9-79; 1 OTC 6-1979, f. &
ef. 3-29-79; 1 OTC 8-1979 (Temp), f. & ef. 5-17-79; 1 OTC 14-1979(Temp), f.
& ef. 6-21-79; 1 OTC 2-1980, f. & ef. 1-4-80; PR 1-1981(Temp), f. 1-8-81,
ef. 1-12-81; PR 9-1981, f & ef. 4-6-81; PR 14-1981, f. & ef. 10-23-81; PR
5-1983, f. & ef. 3-30-83; PR 3-1984, f. & ef. 3-5-84; PR 11-1986, f. &
ef. 7-9-86; PR 2-1987, f. & ef. 3-27-87; PR 1-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-25-88;
PR 6-1989(Temp), f. 12-29-89, cert. ef. 1-8-90; PR 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-14-90;
PR 4-1991, f. 4-30-91, cert. ef. 5-13-91; PR 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-92;
PR 16-1992, f. & cert. ef. 12-1-92; PR 2-1994, f. & cert. 2-9-94; PR 6-1995,
f. & cert. ef. 7-14-95; PR 3-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-13-96; PRD 8-2004, f.
& cert. ef. 6-3-04; Renumbered from 736-010-0100, PRD 4-2005, f. & cert.
ef. 5-5-05; PRD 2-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-09; PRD 15-2009, f. & cert.
ef. 9-29-09; PRD 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-5-10; PRD 6-2010(Temp), f. & cert.
ef. 4-15-10 thru 10-8-10; Administrative correction 10-26-10; PRD 7-2011, f. &
cert. ef. 11-28-11; PRD 4-2013, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-13
736-015-0026
Group Day Use
(1) At designated park areas,
a person may reserve a group picnic area(s) by calling Reservations Northwest during
normal business hours. The park manager will determine the maximum group size for
each park facility.
(2) The department will charge
group picnic rental rates to offset additional park administration and maintenance
costs:
(a) Base rate (0–50 people)
— $50;
(b) Charges for persons in excess
of the 50 person base rate will be $1 per person
(3) The park manager may make
advance arrangements with the group leader for parking, supervision, cleanup, checkout
time, and other pertinent details.
(4) Upon arrival, the group
leader will check in with the park manager who will direct the group to the reserved
area.
(5) The group must have adult
supervision at all times.
(6) Pursuant to ORS 105.672
to 105.696, group day use rental charges under this rule are for use of the assigned
area or park facility of the state park land for picnicking and not for any other
recreational purpose or area of state park land. The immunities provided under ORS 105.682 apply to use of state park land for any
other recreational purpose.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124

Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121, 390.124 & HB 3673 (2010)

Hist.: 1 OTC 17, f. 12-20-73;
1 OTC 23, f. 2-19-74; 1 OTC 56 (Temp), f. & ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75,
ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74, f. & ef. 4-30-76; 1 OTC 83(Temp), f. 5-19-77, ef. 6-1-77;
1 OTC 85, f. & ef. 7-20-77; 1 OTC 3-1979, f. & ef. 2-9-79; 1 OTC 2-1980,
f. & ef. 1-4-80; PR 9-1981, f. & ef. 4-6-81; PR 1-1988, f. & cert. ef.
3-25-88; PR 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-92; PR 3-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-13-96;
PRD 8-2004, f. & cert. ef. 6-3-04; Renumbered from 736-010-0115, PRD 4-2005,
f. & cert. ef. 5-5-05; PRD 15-2009, f. & cert. ef. 9-29-09; PRD 6-2010(Temp),
f. & cert. ef. 4-15-10 thru 10-8-10; Administrative correction 10-26-10; PRD
7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 11-28-11
736-015-0030
Day Use Parking Permit
(1) Purpose: Based on the department's
goal to manage increased use of park areas, the director may require a motor vehicle
day use parking permit at selected park areas. This charge is a parking fee and
not a charge for recreational purposes under ORS 105.672 to ORS 105.696. The immunities
provided under ORS 105.682 apply to use of state park land for recreational purpose.
(2) General Regulations:
(a) Parking permits are to be
clearly displayed through the windshield of motor vehicles with the expiration date
visible;
(b) Persons with motorcycles
or other motor vehicles, such as convertibles, where the permits could be subject
to theft, may keep the permit with them and must show it to an enforcement officer
or park employee upon request.
(3) Day Use Parking Permit Fees:
(a) Daily Motor Vehicle —
$5;
(b) 12-month Permit —
$30;
(c) 24-month Permit —
$50;
(4) The department may enter
into a written agreement with privately owned commercial vendors and non-profit
cooperative associations affiliated with the department under ORS 390.143 to sell
12-month and 24-month permits:
(a) The director shall establish
a minimum allowable fee of $1 for vendors who sell the 12-month and 24-month permits;
(b) Non-profit cooperative associations
affiliated with the department may by agreement retain fees in excess of the minimum
vendor fee for use in funding interpretive programs in park areas;
(c) The vendor's fee will be
included in the price of the permit;
(d) Only a park employee may
issue replacement permits in the event an original permit is lost, stolen, or mutilated.
(5) Daily Access Exceptions:
The director may grant exceptions to the day-use permit requirement under the following
circumstances:
(a) Emergency vehicles;
(b) Government vehicles on official
business;
(c) Business and delivery vehicles
on official business;
(d) A person who is currently
a registered camper at a park area and clearly displays the overnight rental receipt;
(e) Park concessionaires and
their employees;
(f) A person entering the park
to engage in specially permitted non-recreation activities;
(g) Park volunteers on duty
in the park;
(h) A person with a permit issued
by another entity with which the department has a written agreement to honor their
passes;
(i) Other persons as designated
by the director.
(6) Park Areas Subject to Day-Use
Fees: Park areas at which a day use fee shall be charged include: Fort Stevens State
Park, Cape Lookout State Park, Ecola State Park, Nehalem Bay State Park, Honeyman
Memorial State Park (West side), L.L. "Stub" Stewart Memorial State Park, Heceta
Head Lighthouse, Shore Acres State Park, Milo McIver State Park, Viento State Park,
Benson State Recreation Area, Dabney State Recreation Area, Historic Columbia River
Highway State Trail, Mayer State Park, Rooster Rock State Park, Champoeg State Heritage
Area, Detroit Lake State Recreation Area, Fall Creek State Recreation Area (Winberry),
Silver Falls State Park, Jasper State Recreation Site, Mongold Day-use Area, Willamette
Mission State Park, Tou Velle State Recreation Site, The Cove Palisades State Park,
Tumalo State Park, Smith Rock State Park, Farewell Bend State Recreation Area.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124

Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121 & HB 3673 (2010)

Hist.: 1 OTC 56(Temp), f. &
ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75, ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74, f. & ef. 4-30-76; 1
OTC 82, f. 5-11-77, ef. 5-14-77; 1 OTC 5-1979, f. & ef. 2-9-79; 1 OTC 22-1979
(Temp), f. & ef. 9-24-79; 1 OTC 2-1980, f. & ef. 1-4-80; PR 9-1981, f. &
ef. 4-6-81; PRD 4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-05; PRD 7-2007, f. & cert. ef.
8-28-07; PRD 15-2009, f. & cert. ef. 9-29-09; PRD 1-2010, f. & cert. ef.
1-5-10; PRD 5-2010, f. & cert. ef. 3-24-10; PRD 6-2010(Temp), f. & cert.
ef. 4-15-10 thru 10-8-10; Administrative correction 10-26-10; PRD 7-2011, f. &
cert. ef. 11-28-11
736-015-0035
Fee Waivers and Refunds
(1) The director, at the direction of
the commission, may waive, reduce or exempt fees established in this division under
the following conditions:
(a) A person or group provides
in-kind services or materials equal to or greater than the value of the applicable
rate, as determined by criteria approved by the director;
(b) Marketing or promotional
considerations, including but not limited to special events and commercial filming,
that promote the use of park areas and Oregon tourism;
(c) Traditional tribal activities
in accordance with policy adopted by the Commission;
(d) Reduced service levels
at a park, campsite or other facility as determined by the Park Manager.
(2) Reservation Facility
Deposit Fee Waivers for individual primitive, tent, electric, full hook-up or horse
camp campsites only:
(a) The facility deposit
fee is waived for all persons with reservations commencing on State Parks Day (first
Saturday of June). All other fees apply.
(b) The facility deposit
fee is waived for foster families and adoptive foster families as defined in OAR
736-015-0006. The fee waiver is limited to the first two campsites, and an adult
care provider must be present with the foster children. All other fees apply.
(c) The facility deposit
fee is waived for U. S. veterans with a service connected disability or active duty
U. S. military personnel as provided in ORS 390.124. All other fees apply.
(d) The person making the
reservation must pay the $8 non-refundable transaction fee at the time the reservation
is made. This fee is not included in the fee waiver.
(e) Reservations made on
the Internet are not eligible for fee waivers.
(3) Overnight Rental Fee
Waivers for individual primitive, tent, electric, full hook-up or horse camp campsites
only:
(a) The overnight rental
fee, including any extra vehicle fees, is waived for all persons on the night of
State Parks Day (first Saturday of June). All other fees apply.
(b) The overnight rental
fee is waived for foster families as defined in OAR 736-015-0006. The fee waiver
is limited to the first two campsites, and an adult care provider with one or more
foster children must be present. The fee waiver is limited to a total of fourteen
days per calendar month. All other fees and rules apply.
(c) The overnight rental
fee is waived for U. S. veterans with a service connected disability or active duty
U. S. military personnel on leave as provided in ORS 390.124. The waiver of individual
campsite fees shall be limited to no more than five consecutive days per stay and
no more than ten days total in a calendar month. The qualifying veteran or active
duty military personnel on leave must be present in the site to qualify for the
waiver. All other fees and rules apply.
(d) The director may waive
the overnight rental fee for volunteer hosts traveling to an assignment at a park
area.
(4) Day Use Parking Fee Waivers:
(a) The day use parking fee
is waived for all persons on State Parks Day (first Saturday of June).
(b) The day use parking fee
is waived for U.S. veterans with a service connected disability or active duty U.S.
military personnel on leave as provided in ORS 390.124.
(c) The day use parking fee
is waived for an adoptive foster family, as defined in OAR 736-015-0006, with an
adopted foster child under 18 years of age or a foster family, as defined in 736-015-0006,
if the foster care provider has a valid Certificate of Approval to Provide Foster
Care in Oregon issued by the Oregon Department of Human Services. The waiver shall
be valid until the expiration date of the Certificate of Approval to Provide Foster
Care or the adopted foster child turns 18 years of age.
(d) All other fees apply.
(5) Proof of Eligibility
for Fee Waivers
(a) The department will issue
Veterans and Foster families who have provided the department valid proof of eligibility
an OPRD Special Access Pass. Pass holders must use the pass to identify themselves
as a qualified recipient of fee waivers at state park campgrounds and day use areas.
Proof of eligibility must be provided through an application process outlined on
the OPRD web site at www.oregonstateparks.org or by calling the OPRD Information
Center at 1-800-551-6949 for instructions.
(b) The department will accept
the following forms of proof to qualify for fee waivers as a U.S. veteran with a
service connected disability:
(A) Disabled Veteran's license
plate issued by the Oregon DMV;
(B) A current Disabled Veteran
Permanent Hunting/Angling License issued by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife;
(C) A Washington State Parks
Disabled Veteran's ID card;
(D) Any VA photo identification
card bearing the words "service connected";
(E) Any letter issued by
the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) stating eligibility for any
of the above programs, or bearing the words "service-connected disability.”
(c) The department will accept
the following forms of proof to qualify for fee waivers as an adoptive foster family,
as defined in OAR 736-015-0006, with an adopted foster child under 18 years of age
or a foster family, as defined in 736-015-0006:
(A) Certificate of Approval
to Maintain a Foster Home for Children with Developmental Disabilities;
(B) Certificate of Approval
to Maintain a Foster Home for Children;
(C) Certificate of Approval
to Maintain a Relative Home for Children;
(D) Written certification
from Department of Human Services identifying the applicant as an adoptive or guardian
foster family.
(d) The department will not
issue an Active Duty Military on official leave a Special Access Pass. Such customers
must pay any applicable fee and after their visit may request a refund by sending
a letter from their commanding officer on official letterhead stating they were
on leave for the dates they camped and their camping receipt to Reservations Northwest
within 30 days after departure date of the stay. A refund of applicable fees will
be sent within three weeks of the receipt of their request.
(6) The department may revoke
an OPRD Special Access Pass issued under section (5) if:
(a) The pass is used to waive
fees beyond the monthly allowable limits;
(b) The pass holder does
not occupy a site when fees have been waived under authority of their pass; or
(c) The pass holder transfers
their pass to another person to use.
(7) A person may request
a refund under the following circumstances.
(a) Reservations Northwest
may refund a reservation fee when the department has made a reservation error.
(b) Reservations Northwest
may refund a facility deposit and may waive the cancellation or change rules when
requested by the person due to the following emergency situations:
(A) Emergency vehicle repair
creates a late arrival or complete reservation cancellation;
(B) A medical emergency or
death of a family member creates a late arrival or complete reservation cancellation;
(C) Acts of Nature create
dangerous travel conditions; or
(D) Deployment of military
or emergency service personnel creates a late arrival or complete reservation cancellation.
(c) The director or his/her
designee may approve a refund under other special circumstances.
(d) All requests for refunds
listed above must be sent in writing to Reservations Northwest via email, fax or
surface mail to be considered for a refund.
(e) The department will issue
refunds for specific site or park area closures and no written request is required.
(f) The park manager may
only issue a refund at the park due to the person leaving earlier than expected,
and while the person is present and has signed for the refund. Once the person has
left the park, refund requests must be sent to Reservations Northwest for processing.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124
Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121 & 390.124
Hist.: 1 OTC 17, f. 12-20-73;
1 OTC 56(Temp), f. & ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75, ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74,
f. & ef. 4-30-76; 1 OTC 82, f. 5-11-77, ef. 5-14-77; 1 OTC 5-1979, f. &
ef. 2-9-79; 1 OTC 22-1979 (Temp), f. & ef. 9-24-79; 1 OTC 2-1980, f. & ef.
1-4-80; PR 9-1981, f. & ef. 4-6-81; PR 11-1986, f. & ef. 7-9-86; PR 1-1988,
f. & cert. ef. 3-25-88; PR 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-14-90; PR 4-1991, f.
4-30-91, cert. ef. 5-13-91; PR 3-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-13-96; PRD 7-2002, f.
& cert. ef. 7-1-02; PRD 6-2003, f. 10-3-03 cert. ef. 11-1-03; PRD 8-2004, f.
& cert. ef. 6-3-04; Renumbered from 736-010-0120, PRD 4-2005, f. & cert.
ef. 5-5-05; PRD 5-2005(Temp), f. 10-14-05, cert. ef. 11-11-05 thru 4-30-06; PRD
1-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-06; PRD 8-2009, f. & cert. ef. 6-2-09; PRD 15-2009,
f. & cert. ef. 9-29-09; PRD 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-5-10; PRD 5-2011, f.
& cert. ef. 8-1-11; PRD 4-2013, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-13
736-015-0040
Miscellaneous Rentals and Products
(1) Firewood: Where conditions permit,
firewood will be sold.
(2) Boat Moorage Facilities
— $10 per day per boat: Where boat moorage facilities are provided they may
only be reserved with other campsite reservations.
(3) Showers — $2 per
person: Charged where showers are available to non-campers in a campground.
(4) Horse Camping Area:
(a) Type I non-hookup site:
$19 per night per camper unit;
(b) Type II non-hookup site:
$17 per night per camper unit;
(c) Type I hookup site: $28
per night per camper unit;
(d) Type II hookup site:
$24 per night per camper unit;
(e) Type I group site (accommodates
3-5 units): $57 per night;
(f) Type II group site (accommodates
3-5 units): $51 per night;
(g) Type I double site: $47
per night per two camper units;
(h) Type II double site:
$41 per night per two camper units;
(i) A camper unit consists
of a motor home, trailer, tent or camper.
(5) Group Tent Camps: Small
group tent areas available in some parks which are designed to accommodate approximately
25 people. Water and toilet facilities are provided nearby, but shower facilities
may be some distance away.
(a) Base rate (0-25 people):
$70 per night;
(b) Charges for persons in
excess of the 25 person base rate will be $3 per person per night.
(6) Group RV Camp: Special
camp area designed to accommodate RV’s requiring hookups in a group setting.
The camp has electrical hookups available, water, table, stove, and access to a
restroom.
(a) Base rate (up to 10 units):
$100 per night;
(b) Charges for units in
excess of the 10-unit base rate: $10 per unit per night.
(7) Pets Staying Overnight
in Facilities (Yurts, Cabins, Tepees): Not more than two pets (cat or dog only)
staying overnight in facilities: $10 per night.
(8) Ranch/Bunkhouse: Large
communal type bunkhouse facility which includes kitchen and restroom facilities.
Minimum fee of $200 per night for up to 25 persons and $8 per person per night thereafter
up to the maximum occupancy.
(9) Youth Camp (Silver Falls):
Large capacity group camp facility with cabins, commercial kitchen facilities, dining
hall, showers, meeting halls and swimming facilities. Minimum fee of $800 per night
for up to 80 persons and $10 per person per night thereafter up to a maximum occupancy
of 250 persons.
(10) Lodge/Community Hall:
Large meeting facility with kitchen and restroom facilities which may be reserved
overnight: $200 per night.
(11) Meeting Hall: Small
meeting facility, generally associated with a campground, which may have limited
kitchen facilities and restrooms: $75 per day.
(12) Pavilion: A large, covered
day-use facility for group use: Minimum fee of $100 per event for up to 50 people,
and $1 per person thereafter up to the maximum occupancy of the facility.
(13) Shore Acres Garden:
All facility prices, no matter which facility or combination of facilities are booked,
start with a minimum of 50 persons per event. Additional people beyond the minimum
of 50 are $1 per person up to a maximum of 100 people per event.
(a) Event Site: A lawn area
outside the formal garden or a section of the formal garden (NOTE: sites in the
garden must be booked in conjunction with another facility): $100 per event.
(b) Pavilion (inside the
formal garden and must be booked with an event site or the garden house): $100 per
event.
(c) Garden House (inside
the formal garden and must be booked with the Pavilion): $200 per event.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124
Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121 & 390.124
Hist.: 1 OTC 17, f. 12-20-73;
1 OTC 56(Temp), f. & ef. 4-4-75; 1 OTC 59, f. 8-1-75, ef. 8-25-75; 1 OTC 74,
f. & ef. 4-30-76; 1 OTC 82, f. 5-11-77, ef. 5-14-77; 1 OTC 2-1980, f. &
ef. 1-4-80; PR 9-1981, f. & ef. 4-6-81; PR 11-1986, f. & ef. 7-9-86; PR
1-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-25-88; PR 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-14-90; PR 4-1991,
f. 4-30-91, cert. ef. 5-13-91; PR 3-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-13-96; PRD 8-2004,
f. & cert. ef. 6-3-04; Renumbered from 736-010-0125, PRD 4-2005, f. & cert.
ef. 5-5-05; PRD 2-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-09; PRD 15-2009, f. & cert.
ef. 9-29-09; PRD 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-5-10; PRD 4-2013, f. & cert. ef.
10-1-13
736-015-0043
Effective Dates
Amendments to this division adopted
at the September 24, 2013 OPRD Commission meeting become effective upon filing except
rate increases in OAR 736-015-0020 and 736-015-0040 which become effective on May
1, 2014. Amendments to this division adopted at the September 29, 2009 OPRD Commission
meeting become effective upon filing except:
(1) OAR 736-015-0030 becomes
effective January 1, 2010;
(2) OAR 736-015-0020 and
736-015-0040 become effective May 1, 2010.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.124
Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.111,
390.121 & 390.124
Hist: PRD 15-2009, f. &
cert. ef. 9-29-09; PRD 4-2013, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-13
736-015-0045 [Renumbered to 736-010-0040]
736-015-0050 [Renumbered to 736-010-0030]
736-015-0058 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0063 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0065 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0067 [Renumbered to 736-010-0040]
736-015-0070 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0072 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0080 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0090 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0095 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0097 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0100 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0110 [Renumbered to 736-010-0065]
736-015-0130 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0135 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
736-015-0144 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0146 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0148 [Renumbered to 736-010-0060]
736-015-0150 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]
 736-015-0160 [Renumbered to 736-010-0055]

The official copy of an Oregon Administrative Rule is
contained in the Administrative Order filed at the Archives Division,
800 Summer St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97310. Any discrepancies with the
published version are satisfied in favor of the Administrative Order.
The Oregon Administrative Rules and the Oregon Bulletin are
copyrighted by the Oregon Secretary of State. Terms
and Conditions of Use
Read Entire Law on arcweb.sos.state.or.us