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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 known as Reservations Northwest 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 Reservations Northwest.

(b) A person may make a reservation a minimum of two days 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 original reservation) 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, 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 a reservation three calendar days or more prior to their arrival date by calling Reservations Northwest. An automated reservation cancellation voice mail system is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

(b) A person may also cancel a reservation three calendar days or more prior to their arrival date through E-mail by accessing the department's web site and following the posted cancellation procedures. The web site is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

(c) A person must contact the specific park to cancel reservations with an arrival date that is two calendar days or less from the current date.

(d) The park area may only cancel reservations with an arrival date that is two days or less from the current date.

(e) In order to receive a refund of the facility deposit, a person must cancel the reservation for individual campsites, rustic cabins and yurts, tepees, camper wagons, and boat moorages three or more calendar days prior to arrival. If the cancellation is not received three or more days in advance of the arrival date, an amount of the facility deposit fee equal to one night rental for the facility will be forfeited.

(f) In order to receive a refund of the facility deposit for deluxe cabins and yurts, group camps, day use areas, meeting halls, horse camps, 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, a person must cancel the reservation at least one month prior to arrival. If the cancellation is not received one month or more in advance of the arrival date, an amount of facility deposit fee equal to one night 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 Reservations Northwest 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 changes to reservations more than eight months in advance of the arrival date.

(e) The park area may only cancel reservations with an arrival date that is two days or less from the current date.

(f) The department will assess a fee equal to the nightly rental fees for all nights cancelled for any reservation change resulting in a reduction in length of stay for reservation bookings greater than five nights.

(g) A person must request a reservation change for campsites, rustic cabins and yurts, tepees, camper wagons, and boat moorages three or more days in advance of the arrival date. The department will treat reservation change requests with an arrival date of three days or less from the current date as a reservation cancellation and cancellation rules will apply. A person may request a new reservation once the existing reservation has been cancelled.

(h) A person requesting a reservation change for deluxe cabins and yurts, group camps, day use areas, meeting halls, horse camps, 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. The department will treat reservation change requests with an arrival date of less than one month from the current date as a reservation cancellation and cancellation rules will apply. A person may request a new reservation once the existing reservation has been cancelled.

(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 promote the use of facilities by groups and to bring efficiencies to the group reservation process, the director may offer group camping to persons reserving multiple tent, electrical or full hook-up campsites.

(b) The department will charge only one transaction fee for the group when the sites are reserved together. The department will require a facility deposit fee equal to the full amount of the site fee for each campsite at the time the reservation is made.

(c) A person must reserve a minimum of five individual campsites during Discovery Season (October 1 to April 30) or ten individual campsites during the Prime Season (May 1 to September 30) to qualify for group camping benefits.

(d) The department will charge a transaction fee of $8 for each site cancellation or change made to the group reservation.

(e) Reservations made on the Internet for a group of sites are not eligible.

(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 deluxe cabins and yurts, rustic cabins and yurts, horse camps, lodges, Silver Falls Youth Camp, Silver Falls Ranch House, 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 10 days 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

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]

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