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LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS BOARD

 

DIVISION 2

DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS

808-002-0020

Minimum Standards for Written Contracts and Billings

(1) Landscaping contracts and subcontracts with a homeowner or an agent of the homeowner shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) Landscape contracting business name, license number, business address and telephone number;

(b) Consumer's name and address;

(c) Address or location of work to be performed if different from the consumer's address;

(d) General description of the work to be performed and materials to be installed;

(e) Estimated time for completion or estimated completion date;

(f) Price and payment schedule;

(g) Description of guarantee; if no guarantee such a statement shall be included;

(h) Signatures of the authorized business representative and consumer;

(i) Statement that the business is licensed by the State Landscape Contractors Board and the current address and phone number of the board.

(j) Effective January 1, 2012: If subcontractors will be used for the performance of landscaping work, the contract must include a statement notifying the consumer that there will be subcontractors used to perform landscaping work.

(2) Landscaping contracts or subcontracts with another contractor licensed with the Landscape Contractors Board or the Construction Contractors Board shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) Landscape contracting business name;

(b) Other contractor’s name;

(c) Address or location of work to be performed;

(d) General description of the work to be performed;

(e) Estimated completion date or statement regarding schedule of work;

(f) Price and, if payments are to be made, a payment schedule;

(g) Description of guarantee; if no guarantee such a statement shall be included; and

(h) Signatures of the authorized business representative for both the other contractor and the landscape contracting business.

(3) For enforcement actions taken by the Landscape Contractors Board subsection (1) and (2) of this rule are retroactive to August 1, 2011. All contracts or subcontracts with another contractor signed on or after August 1, 2011 only need comply with subsection (2).

(4) Changes or amendments to landscaping contracts and subcontracts shall identify the scope of the change or amendment, be agreed to by both parties, and be in writing.

(5) All billings by a licensed landscape contracting business shall include the following:

(a) Name, address and telephone number of the licensed landscape contracting business;

(b) Name and address of the consumer;

(c) Total contract price and amount paid to date;

(d) The amount now due and the work performed for the amount due.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183, 671.670 & 670.310
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.625
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-020-0010 & 808-020-0020; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LSCB 2-1995, f. 8-8-95, cert. ef. 8-15-95; LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 7-2010, f. & cert. ef. 10-25-10; LCB 8-2010(Temp), f. 10-25-10, cert. ef. 10-26-10 thru 4-24-11; LCB 1-2011(Temp), f. 1-27-11, cert. ef. 1-28-11 thru 7-27-11; LCB 6-2011, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-11; LCB 11-2011, f. 12-29-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; LCB 9-2012, f. & cert. ef. 12-4-12

808-002-0100

Definitions Generally

Except where the context requires otherwise, the definitions in this division govern the interpretation of ORS 671.510 to 671.710, 671.955 and OAR chapter 808.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.510 - 671.990
Hist.: LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99; LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04

808-002-0120

Action on the Bond or Deposit

"Action on the Bond or Deposit" means an agency order that the claim be paid out of the deposit or bond as provided in ORS 671.703.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.700
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0130

Administrative Law Judge

"Administrative law judge" means a person authorized to conduct hearings for the Office of Administrative Hearings.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.703
Hist.: LCB 6-2003, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-03

808-002-0140

Agency

"Agency" means the State Landscape Contractors Board, Administrator, and staff.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0145

Agriculture Exemption

The following are exempt from ORS 671.510 to 671.760:

(1) All plants, including, but not limited to, trees, shrubs, vines or trees which have their situs of production on a farm or vineyard and are used by humans or animals as food and grown for commercial sale.

(2) Drainage systems used to drain agricultural products including nursery stock grown for sale or for pastures used for the grazing or raising of animals unless done in conjunction with a landscape job.

(3) Irrigation systems used to irrigate agricultural products including nursery stock grown for sale or for pastures used for the grazing or raising of animals unless done in conjunction with a landscape job.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LCB 7-2014, f. 9-25-14, cert. ef. 10-1-14

808-002-0150

Backflow Assembly

"Backflow assembly," as used in ORS 671.615, means the combination of a backflow device and two manual control valves on either side of the device, and the plumbing in between.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.615 & 671.617
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0155

Bid

“Bid” means offering to perform landscaping work on a given job site in return for compensation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LCB 7-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-28-09

808-002-0160

Board

"Board" means the seven-member Landscape Contractors Board appointed under ORS 671.630.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.630
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0200

Casual, Minor, or Inconsequential

"Casual, Minor, or Inconsequential" work, as used in ORS 671.540(1)(c)(C), includes:

(1) The replacement of shrubs, vines, trees and nursery stock with varieties that are similar in habit and culture;

(2) The replacement of existing lawns;

(3) The planting of annuals, perennials and bulbs in existing beds and outdoor pots and containers that are part of a structure or require power equipment to be placed when empty or filled. This does not include the commercial production of nursery stock;

(4) The replacement of non-concrete landscape edging;

(5) In an irrigation system, the replacement of three or fewer malfunctioning sprinkler heads with heads of the same or of a similar type and hydraulic equivalency;

(6) "Casual, minor or inconsequential" work does not include:

(a) The construction of new planting areas;

(b) The construction or repair of arbors, decks, driveways, fences, retaining walls, walkways, patios, concrete landscape edging, or ornamental water features, drainage systems or irrigation systems; or

(c) The maintenance of irrigation systems with the use of compressed air.

(d) The placement of outdoor pots and containers where the use of powered equipment is required when the pots or containers are empty or filled.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 3-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 9-2008, f. 9-29-08, cert. ef. 10-1-08; LCB 12-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; LCB 8-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11

808-002-0205

Charges

“Charges” as used in ORS 671.690 means any compensation that a landscape contracting business asks for to perform landscaping work.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.690
Hist.: LCB 7-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-28-09

808-002-0210

Claimant

"Claimant" means a person who files a claim against a landscape contracting business under ORS 671.695.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671
Hist.: LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-08

808-002-0220

Claims

“Claims” as used in ORS 671.690 to 671.710 and in division 4 of this chapter are:

(1) “Breach of contract claim” means a claim for amounts due from a landscape contracting business as a result of a breach of contract in performing work subject to ORS 671.510 to 671.760.

(2) “Material or equipment claim,” means a claim filed by:

(a) a material supplier who has not been paid for materials sold to a licensed landscape contracting business installed on a given job site located within the boundaries of the State of Oregon when the work performed is subject to ORS 671.510 to 671.760; or

(b) an equipment rental business who has not been paid for the rental of equipment to a licensed landscape contracting business to be used in the performance of work of a licensed landscape contracting business in connection with a given job site located within the boundaries of the State of Oregon when the work performed is subject to 671.510 to 671.760.

(3) “Employee claim” means a claim for unpaid wages or benefits filed by an employee of a landscape contracting business or by the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries to collect unpaid wages from a landscape contracting business for work performed subject to ORS 671.510 to 671.760.

(4) “Negligent or improper work claim” means a claim for amounts due from a landscape contracting business as a result of negligent or improper work subject to ORS 671.510 to 671.760.

(5) “State tax and contribution claim” means a claim filed by the State of Oregon for amounts due from a licensed landscape contracting business for taxes and contributions due to the State of Oregon.

(6) “Subcontractor claim” is a claim filed by a subcontractor arising out of a contract between the subcontractor and a licensed landscape contracting business for unpaid labor or materials furnished under the contract on a given job site located within the boundaries of the State of Oregon when the work performed is subject to ORS 671.510 to 671.760.

(7) “Lien Claim” means a claim filed by a property owner against a licensed landscape contracting business to discharge or to recoup funds expended in discharging a construction lien on a given job site located within the boundaries of the State of Oregon when the work performed is subject to ORS 671.510 to 671.760.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.510 - 671.720 & 2007 OL Ch. 541
Hist.: LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; LCB 4-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-4-02; LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 6-2007, f. 12-24-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 3-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-11-08; LCB 12-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

808-002-0240

Compensation

"Compensation" means payment made or value received in the form of money, goods, or services in return for landscape contracting. Compensation includes, but is not limited to, the following: (1) Profit from the sale or lease of property where landscaping was performed as part of developing the property for sale or lease,

(2) Salary or wages where the employee’s duties included landscaping work.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.510 - 671.720
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2014, f. 1-28-14, cert. ef. 2-1-14

808-002-0250

Construct Ornamental Water Features, Drainage Systems, Irrigation Systems

(1) As used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), to "construct" ornamental water features includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Excavating;

(b) Liner installation;

(c) Gravel, rock and boulder placement;

(d) Piping;

(e) Pump installation;

(f) Automatic fill installation;

(g) Mortaring;

(h) Concreting; or

(i) Filter installation.

(j) To construct ornamental water features does not include the installation of pre-fabricated systems that are self-contained and do not require construction on the site.

(2) As used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), to "construct" drainage systems includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Trenching;

(b) Installing drainage pipe or pipe fittings;

(c) Installing drainage filtering materials including filter fabric, gravel, or other natural or synthetic materials; or

(d) Backfilling.

(e) To construct drainage systems does not include installing drainage systems for buildings, basements, foundations, footings, roofs, or crawl spaces, unless done in conjunction with planting lawns, trees, shrubs, nursery stock or other landscape work.

(3) As used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), to "construct" irrigation systems includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Trenching;

(b) Installing irrigation pipe or pipe fittings, valves, control wires, sprinkler heads, emitters, nozzles, controllers or other elements of an irrigation system;

(c) Altering an existing irrigation systems; or

(d) Backfilling.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520(1)
Hist.: LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0260

Court, Arbitrator or Other Entity

"Court, arbitrator or other entity" means a court of competent jurisdiction or an arbitrator or other entity authorized by law or the parties to a dispute to effect a resolution to the dispute.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.545, 671.578, 671.610, 671.625, 671.703, 671.707 & 671.710
Hist.: LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; LCB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-05

808-002-0278

Project

“Project” as used in ORS 671.690 means the landscape job as defined in OAR 808-002-0495.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.690
Hist.: LCB 7-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-28-09

808-002-0280

Date Work Completed

"Date Work Completed" is:

(1) The date when all the provisions of the contract were substantially fulfilled, excluding warranty work; or

(2) The date the landscape contracting business ceased work, if the landscape contracting business fails to substantially fulfill the provisions of the contract.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670, Ch. 541, OL 2007
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.710
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

808-002-0290

Days

"Days" as used in this chapter means calendar days, unless otherwise provided or the context otherwise indicates.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671
Hist.: LCB 4-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-4-02

808-002-0300

Defective Materials

"Defective Materials" are materials which are below the standard quality normally used unless specified in the written contract.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.610
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0320

Defective Work

"Defective Work" means work which does not substantially meet the provisions presented in the written contract.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.610 & 670.600
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0325

Direct Contractual Relationship

"Direct Contractual Relationship" as used in OAR 808-004-0320 has the following meanings:

(1) For a negligent or improper work claim, a breach of contract claim, or a construction lien claim "direct contractual relationship" means a relationship created by a contract between claimant and respondent providing that respondent performs landscape construction work in return for valuable consideration conveyed directly from claimant to respondent.

(2) For a material claim or subcontractor claim, "direct contractual relationship" means a relationship created by a contract between claimant and respondent providing that claimant provide labor, material or rental equipment in return for valuable consideration conveyed directly from respondent to claimant.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.610 & 670.600
Hist.: LCB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-05; LCB 6-2007, f. 12-24-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

808-002-0328

Direct Supervision

"Direct supervision" as used in ORS 671.540(1)(q) and (r), means that a licensed landscape construction professional supervises any unlicensed employee who performs landscaping work such that the employee:

(1) has had instruction on the project from the landscape construction professional, verbally or in writing;

(2) knows the landscape construction professional by name;

(3) knows how to contact the landscape construction professional; and

(4) can communicate with the landscape construction professional within an hour, and, if unavailable, that landscape construction professional will return the call by end of day to the employee.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540(15) & (16)
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 3-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-06; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 9-2008, f. 9-29-08, cert. ef. 10-1-08

808-002-0330

Dishonest or Fraudulent Conduct

"Dishonest or fraudulent conduct," as used in ORS 671.610(1)(q), includes, but is not limited to, the following:

(1) Failing to pay monies when due for materials or services rendered in connection with the applicant's or licensee's operations as a landscape contracting business when the applicant or licensee has received sufficient funds as payment for the particular landscaping project or operation for which the services or materials were rendered or purchased; or

(2) Accepting payment in advance on a contract or agreement and failing to perform the work or provide the services required by the contract or agreement in a diligent manner and failing to return payment for unperformed work, upon reasonable and proper demand, within ten days of demand; or

(3) Displaying to the public false, misleading, or deceptive advertising whereby a reasonable person could be misled or injured; or

(4) Failing to pay minimum wages or overtime wages as required under state or federal law; or

(5) Failing to comply with the state Prevailing Wage Rate Law, ORS 279.348 to 279.380; or

(6) Failing to comply with the federal Davis-Bacon and related acts when the terms of the contract require such compliance; or

(7) Failing to pay wages as determined by the Bureau of Labor and Industries, Wage and Hour Division; or

(8) Presenting for payment to the board a check that subsequently is returned to the agency due to non-sufficient funds or closure of the account; or

(9) Misrepresenting the employment relationship between a landscape contracting business and a landscape construction professional.

(10) Providing false information to the board.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.610(1)(q)
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 4-2013, f. 9-30-13 cert. ef. 10-1-13; LCB 5-2014(Temp), f. 3-31-14, cert. ef. 4-1-14 thru 9-27-14; LCB 8-2014, f. 9-25-14, cert. ef. 10-1-14

808-002-0338

Drainage Systems

"Drainage Systems," as used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), mean assemblies of piping and fittings that are used to drain lawns, trees, shrubs, and nursery stock and other landscape work. "Drainage Systems" do not include systems used solely to drain roofs, foundations, footers, buildings, basements, or crawl spaces unless done in conjunction with landscape work. Drainage systems do not include systems used to drain agricultural products including nursery stock grown for sale or for pastures used for the grazing or raising of animals unless done in conjunction with a landscape job.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520(1)(c)
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0340

Employ

"Employ," as used in ORS 671.530(6), 671.565(1)(b) and 671.610(2)(f), means to hire an employee, as defined in OAR 808-002-0360, and thereafter be subject to ORS Chapters 654, 656, 657 and state and federal wage and hour laws.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.530 & 671.565
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-08

808-002-0360

Employee

"Employee" means any individual working for remuneration who does not meet the requirements of an independent contractor in ORS 670.600. Employee does not include either a subcontractor that is an independent contractor, or a leased or temporary employee.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 305, 314, 316, 317, 318, 656, 657, 671.525, 671.520, 671.565, 671.660 & 447.060
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 6-2014, f. 5-30-14, cert. ef. 6-1-14

808-002-0390

Family Members

“Family members” means members of the same family and are related as parents, spouses, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, or grandchildren.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.525, 671.560, 671.565 & Chapter 283 (2011 Laws)
Hist.: LCB 13-2011, f. 12-29-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

808-002-0420

Full Year of Training

"Full Year of Training in an area related to landscaping at an Accredited School or College", as used in ORS 671.570(1)(d)(B) means 36 quarter hours or 24 semester hours of classes relating to landscape contracting at a school or college accredited by an agency recognized by either the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.570
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-08

808-002-0440

Given Job Site

"Given Job Site" means a fixed location, but in the instance of a building complex, not necessarily a single address.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0455

Install

(1) For the purpose of ORS 671.520 "install" means the planting of lawns, trees, shrubs, vines and nursery stock outdoors. For the purpose of this rule, planting includes, but is not limited to, the excavation of the planting pit or hole, physically moving the plant into the pit or hole, backfilling the pit or hole, compacting the backfill and staking the plant if necessary.

(2) Installing does not include:

(a) the placement of mulching materials which includes, but is not limited to bark dust, chips, husks, shells or compost; and

(b) the planting of nursery stock for commercial sale or reforestation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520(1)
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 9-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11

808-002-0480

Irrigation Systems

"Irrigation systems" as used in ORS 671.520(1)(c):

(1) Includes, but are not limited to, assemblies of station or master valves, piping, sprinklers, nozzles, emitters, filters, or controllers and the positioning and piping of pumps; that are installed for the purpose of watering lawns, trees, shrubs or nursery stock.

(2) If an irrigation system is connected to a water supply that is used for multiple purposes, the irrigation system begins immediately downstream of a backflow device (if required) or any shut-off valve installed at the point of connection in the water supply line separating the irrigation system from the other functions of the water supply.

(3) Irrigation systems do not include systems used to irrigate agricultural products including nursery stock grown for sale or for pastures used for the grazing or raising of animals unless done in conjunction with a landscape job.

(4) For the purpose of this rule, a shut-off valve is any valve installed solely for the purpose of isolating all functions of an irrigation system from the supply source and a station or master valve is a valve installed for the purpose of distributing a controlled amount of water to the other components of the irrigation system.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 3-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-06; LCB 3-2009, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-09

808-002-0490

Landscape Edging

"Landscape edging," as used in ORS 671.520(1)(e), means concrete, metal, plastic, wood or other material that is used to separate different planting elements of a landscape from each another.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0495

Landscape Job

“Landscape job”, means the performance of, bidding on, contracting for, or arranging for landscaping work on a given job site with the same owner in any 12-month period, regardless of the number of contracts or bids submitted.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.690
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 7-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-28-09

808-002-0500

Landscaping Work

"Landscaping Work," as used in ORS 671.540, 671.570 671.660(5) and 671.690, means:

(1) The planning or installing of lawns, shrubs, vines, trees, and nursery stock outdoors including the preparation of property on which the vegetation is to be installed. For the purposes of this rule, "preparation of property" includes, but is not limited to the installation of root penetration prevention materials, the placement of containers and pots that require the use of power equipment to move, the adding and incorporating of soil amendments, importation of topsoil and other planting media, removal of soil, and final grading to the specified aesthetic and drainage needs of a site on which landscaping work is to be performed;

(2) The construction or repair of ornamental water feature or drainage systems;

(3) The construction or repair of irrigation systems for lawns, shrubs, vines, trees and nursery stock;

(4) The maintenance of irrigation systems with the use of compressed air;

(5) The planning and installing of fences, decks, arbors, patios, landscape edging, driveways, walkway and retaining walls, which can be constructed of, but not limit to, the following materials: sand, gravel, rocks, bricks, concrete, asphalt, wood, wire, plastic, composite decking, fabrics and synthetic turf.

(6) Landscaping work does not include structural work, waterproofing or work with waterproof membranes, flashing, or other work involving the building envelope that is outside the scope of license of a landscape contracting business.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520, 671.530, 671.540 & 671.660
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 3-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 3-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-06; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 12-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; LCB 9-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11; LCB 6-2012, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-12

808-002-0520

Landscaping Work on Residential Property

"Landscaping work on residential property that is directly related to local building code requirements or occupancy ordinances" as used in ORS 671.540(1)(i) means landscaping work performed on specific residential dwelling sites and does not include landscaping work performed in open spaces, tracts, and common areas.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0540

Last-Known Address of Record

"Last-known address of record" for a landscape construction professional, a landscape contracting business or for a claimant, as used in ORS 671.603(2), means the mailing address provided by the landscape construction professional, landscape contracting business or claimant in writing to the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.603
Hist.: LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 8-2003(Temp), f. 12-23-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04 thru 6-27-04; Administrative correction 8-5-04; LCB 6-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-15-04 thru 6-10-05; LCB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-05; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 7-2010, f. & cert. ef. 10-25-10

808-002-0560

Legal Entity

"Legal Entity" includes, but is not limited to, an individual, a partnership, a limited liability partnership, a corporation, a limited liability company, an association, or a firm.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.510 - 671.720
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00

808-002-0580

Legal Holiday

"Legal Holiday" is any day designated by ORS l87.010 to l87.020.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 187
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0590

Lienor

"Lienor" means a person who holds a construction lien on another's property.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: Chapter 149 OL 2007
Hist.: LCB 6-2007, f. 12-24-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

808-002-0620

Landscape Maintenance

"Landscape Maintenance" means the regular and practical care of existing landscapes and would include, but is not limited to:

(1) The mowing, trimming and edging of lawns;

(2) Pruning of trees to a height of no more than 15 feet above ground level, removal of trees up to 15 feet in height where the diameter of the tree is 4 inches or less when measured at 6" to 12" above soil line. Limbs may be removed when the diameter of the limb is 3 inches or less at its origin;

(3) The placement of mulching materials including, but not limited to, bark dust, chips, husks, shells or compost; or

(4) The application of fertilizer to lawns, trees and shrubs using fertilizer as defined in ORS 633.311.

(5) The planting of outdoor pots and containers when the pots and containers can be placed without the assistance of power equipment when empty or filled.

(6) In an irrigation system:,

(a) The adjustment of sprinkler head nozzles; or

(b) The programming of irrigation controllers.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 4-2003, f. 5-27-03, cert. ef. 6-1-03; LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCB 12-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; LCB 8-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 8-1-11

808-002-0623

Manages or Shares In the Management

“Manages or shares in the management” means to have a position in the business that is accountable for exercising delegated authority over the human and financial resources to accomplish the objectives of the business which may include, but is not limited to, the performance of the planning, directing, implement, organizing, evaluation, supervising or administering the operations of the business and includes the preparation or administration of contracts for landscaping work performed by the business.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.610, 671.571 & 671.595
Hist.: LCB 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-2-08

808-002-0625

Managing Employee

The term “Managing Employee” is defined as any individual, including a general manager, business manager, or administrator employed by a landscape contracting business who exercises operational or managerial control over the business activities of the landscape contracting business. An individual can only be a managing employee of one landscaping business at a time.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: Ch. 249 OL 2007
Hist.: LCB 5-2007, f. 12-24-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; LCB 12-2011, f. 12-29-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

808-002-0650

Minority Shareholder

"Minority shareholder," as used in ORS 671.607(2)(a) means a shareholder of a corporation who owns or controls less than one-half the total shares outstanding.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.607
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0665

Monetary Damages

"Monetary damages" may include, but is not limited to:

(1) The dollar amount required in excess of the contract amount to provide the claimant what was agreed to be provided under the terms of the contract minus any amount due and unpaid the licensed landscape contracting business; or

(2) The dollar amount paid to the licensed landscape contracting business less the reasonable value of any work properly performed by the licensed landscape contracting business, plus the cost to demolish negligent or improper work, and to restore the property to the condition it was in before work began.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 183 & 671.703
Hist.: LCB 1-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCCB 3-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-1-07; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

808-002-0680

Nature and Complexity

"Nature or Complexity" as used in ORS 671.703 includes, but is not limited to the following meaning:

(1) Involves issues requiring legal interpretation of statutes and case law that are not normally part of a landscaping claim;

(2) In the interest of fairness and equity, requires rulings against persons or entities outside the jurisdiction of the agency; or

(3) Involves issues and fact determinations that are outside the expertise of the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.703
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 4-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-4-02; LCB 3-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-06

808-002-0725

Office of Administrative Hearings

"Office of Administrative Hearings" means the Office of Administrative Hearings established under ORS 183.605.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.703
Hist.: LCB 6-2003, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-03; LCB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-05

808-002-0730

Ornamental Water Features

"Ornamental Water Features," as used in ORS 671.520(5), means outdoor fountains, ponds, waterfalls, man-made streams and other decorative water-related constructions including shallow, decorative pools (singularly or in combination with others), or streambeds constructed of material such as liners, gravel, rocks, boulders, or concrete. Ornamental water features may include piping, pumps, or a filtration system. Ornamental water features do not include prefabricated systems which are self contained and do not require construction on the site.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0734

Owner

(1) "Owner," as defined in ORS 671.607 means:

(a) A person described in ORS 671.607(1)(d);

(b) A general partner in a limited partnership;

(c) A majority stockholder in a limited partnership;

(d) A manager in a manager-managed limited liability company;

(e) A member in a member-managed limited liability company; or

(f) A person who has a financial interest in a business and manages or shares in the management of the business.

(2) For purposes of this rule, "manages or shares in the management" has the meaning given in OAR 808-002-0623.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.607
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-2-08

808-002-0755

Patio

“Patio” as used in ORS 671.520 and 671.690 is a single or multi-level area, which may be accessorized, including but not limited to stairs, railings, seating, low voltage lighting fire pits, outdoor kitchens and outdoor wood fire ovens and ornamental water features. However, nothing in this rule authorizes a licensee under 671.510 to 671.760 to perform work outside the scope of that license.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.690
Hist.: LCB 1-2013, f. 1-29-13, cert. ef. 2-1-13

808-002-0760

Person

"Person" means any legal entity.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.510 - 671.720
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0775

Piping

“Piping” as used in ORS 671.540(1)(m), (n) & (o) and OAR 808-002-0480 means water distribution pipe, of any type or composition, including connecting fittings, used in an irrigation system. Piping does not include valves, control wires, sprinkler heads, emitters, nozzles, controllers or other elements used in an irrigation system.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.310, 671.670 & 2009 OL Ch. 483
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LCB 13-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

808-002-0780

Plan and Install

"Plan or Install" as used in ORS 671.520(2)(a) and (e) means the ability to lay out verbally or in sketch or scale drawing form a landscape project for implementation, including preparation, construction, and planting; and the actual preparation, construction, and planting of the landscape project as defined in OAR 808-002-0455.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2001, f. 12-4-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; LCB 1-2009, f. 1-30-09, cert. ef. 2-1-09

808-002-0785

Primary Contractor

"Primary contractor" is an entity who has a contract, either oral or written, with the owner of the property to perform work subject to ORS Chapter 671, or who is holding itself out to be a licensed contractor in connection with property it owns; who may engage one or more subcontractors to perform all or part of the work; and who may have responsibility for the entire project which is the subject of the contract. Responsibility for the entire project includes coordinating work, seeing that prompt and proper payment is made to all subcontractors and suppliers, thereby preventing the filing of construction liens against the property.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671
Hist.: LCB 5-2003, f. & cert. ef. 8-1-03

808-002-0800

Renew License

"Renew License" means to annually maintain the current status of a valid license or to bring a lapsed or expired license to current, valid status.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.600, 671.610 & 671.660
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010

808-002-0808

Repair or Maintenance Work on Piping for an Irrigation System

Repair or maintenance work on piping for an irrigation system as used in ORS 671.540(1)(m), (n) & (o) is the following:

(1) Excavation of the immediate area around the water distribution pipe of the irrigation system where the repair or maintenance is to occur;

(2) Replacement of the water distribution pipe and any fittings required to fix the problem in the water distribution pipe using solvent welding, compression fittings or other acceptable forms of replacement and repair determined by the type of pipe being repaired;

(3) Maintaining the pipe of irrigation systems by winterizing the system using compressed air; and

(4) Backfilling the area where the repair or maintenance occurred.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.310, 671.670 & 2009 OL Ch. 483
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LCB 13-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

808-002-0810

Repair Ornamental Water Features, Drainage Systems, Irrigation Systems

(1) As used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), "repair" ornamental water features includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Liner patching;

(b) Rock and boulder replacement;

(c) Mortaring; or

(d) Pump replacement.

(e) Repair of ornamental water features does not include draining, cleaning or refilling ornamental water features.

(2) As used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), "repair" drainage systems includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Patching; or

(b) Replacement of piping, fittings and filtering materials.

(3) As used in ORS 671.520(1)(c), "repair" irrigation systems includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Replacing any irrigation water line;

(b) Disassembling and replacing the internal parts of backflow assembly when performed pursuant to ORS 447.060(3).

(c) Repair of irrigation systems does not include replacing three or fewer sprinkler heads with the same or similar type and hydraulic equivalency sprinkler heads, adjusting sprinkler head nozzles; or programming irrigation controls.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 9-2008, f. 9-29-08, cert. ef. 10-1-08

808-002-0820

Residential Dwelling

"Residential Dwelling" as used in ORS 671.540(1)(h) means a residence, including a site-built home, a modular home constructed off site, a manufactured dwelling, or a duplex.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-08

808-002-0840

Residential Property

"Residential Property" as used in ORS 671.540(1)(h) and (i) means property upon which one or more "residential dwellings," as defined in 808-002-0820 are constructed or will be constructed.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-6-08

808-002-0870

Respondent

"Respondent" as used in this chapter, means a landscape contracting business that a claim is filed against under ORS 671.690 to 671.710 or that the board proposes to impose a penalty against under ORS 671.510 to 671.625 and 671.950 to 671.992.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.690 - 671.710
Hist.: LCB 2-2000(Temp), f. 5-31-00, cert. ef. 5-31-00 thru 11-26-00; LCB 3-2000, f. & cert. ef. 7-26-00; LCB 4-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-4-02; LCB 5-2002, f. & cert, ef, 12-4-02, Renumbered from 808-002-0670; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

808-002-0875

Rough Grading

"Rough grading," for purposes of ORS 671.540(1)(e), means the movement of earth by cutting and/or filling of a site to establish proper sub-grade elevations prior to the preparation and establishment of the final grade for seed beds or tree or shrub planting. Rough grading does not include grading done by raking or other mechanical means to establish a grade that is suitable for planting.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.540(5)
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06

808-002-0880

Sod and Seed

"Sod and Seed" means planting grass seed, vegetative parts or laying sod.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520
Hist.: LC 3, f. & ef. 2-7-77; LC 1-1981, f. & ef. 10-8-81; LC 1-1984, f. & ef. 7-17-84; LC 2-1984, f. & ef. 10-2-84; LC 1-1985, f. & ef. 7-1-85; LC 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-3-86; LCB 1-1988, f. 1-26-88, cert. ef. 2-1-88; Renumbered from 808-010-0010; LCB 1-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-91; LCB 3-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-3-91; LCB 1-1992, f. 1-27-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; LCB 2-1992, f. 7-14-92, cert. ef. 7-15-92; LCB 3-1992(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-92; LCB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-19-93; LCB 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-93; LSCB 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-97; LCB 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-6-98; LCB 3-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-98 thru 5-15-99; LCB 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-99; LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99, Renumbered from 808-002-0010; LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04

808-002-0882

Under Contract for the Construction of a New Dwelling

“Under contract for the construction of a new dwelling” as used in ORS 671.540(1)(h) means a residential general contractor has agreed, pursuant to a written contract, to construct a new residential dwelling for the owner in a location on the property where a structure did not previously exist or the existing structure is completely demolished, including the foundation, and removed prior to the new construction. For the purposes of this rule, remodeling or modifying an existing structure is not considered construction of a new dwelling.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.310, 671.670 & 2009 OL Ch. 483
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LCB 13-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

808-002-0884

Use of Compressed Air

Use of compressed air as used in ORS 671.520(1)(d) means the use of an air compressor or air storage tank to introduce air into an irrigation system to remove water within the system for the purpose of preventing the freezing of the components of the system during the winter.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.310, 671.670 & 2009 OL Ch. 483
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LCB 13-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

808-002-0885

Valid

"Valid," as used in ORS 671.530 and OAR Chapter 808, means a landscape contracting business license or a landscape construction professional license that is active.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.530(1)
Hist.: LCB 6-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; LCB 2-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-10

808-002-0890

Warranty work

"Warranty work" is work done pursuant to an agreement that warrants the quality of the work upon any portion of a project for the purpose of making corrections or repairs to the work described by the contract and supplemental agreements, whether or not final payment has been made by the consumer.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670 & 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671
Hist.: LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04

808-002-0895

With the Intent of Offering for Sale

Evidence “with the intent of offering for sale” as used in ORS 671.540(1)(f) & (g) includes, but is not limited to, the following:

(1) The owner has posted or otherwise made known through the use of a sign, advertisement, device, or any other method that indicates to the public that the property is for sale. If the owner of the property removes the signage, advertisement, device or other method of indicating the property is for sale, that action alone does not remove the fact that there was an intent to sell property;

(2) The property is listed as “for sale” with a real estate firm or if the property is “for sale by owner” there is an intent to sell;

(3) The property is being offered as a “lease with option to purchase” or other similar wording; or

(4) The owner who performed landscaping work on the property or arranged to have the landscaping work performed on the property:

(a) Does not occupy, rent or lease the property for a period of 6 months or more after the completion of the landscaping work; and

(b) Sells such property within two years of completion of the landscaping work.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.310, 671.670 & 2009 OL Ch. 483
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.520 & 671.540
Hist.: LCB 13-2009, f. 12-23-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

808-002-0920

Work Period

"Work Period" as used in OAR 808-004-0320 and 808-004-0600 means the time period from the date a landscape contracting business accepts a payment, offers a written proposal which is later accepted as a contract or enters into a contract or begins construction, whichever occurs first, until the date the work is completed as defined in OAR 808-002-0280 or the landscape contracting business ceases work.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.325 - 183.410, 670.310 & 671.670
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.710
Hist.: LCB 3-1999, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-99; LCB 1-2004, f. 1-27-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; LCB 4-2007, f. 12-19-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

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