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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 21 Chapter 21.36 Bull Run Watershed Protection
21.36.040 Enforcement.

A.  Violation of Sections 21.36.020 or 21.36.030 on land owned by the federal government within the Closure Area is punishable upon conviction by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than 30 days or both.  Each unlawful act is chargeable as a separate violation for each occurrence. (Entry into federal land within the Closure Area is also a violation of 18 USC §1863, which carries punishments of imprisonment up to 6 months and fines up to $5,000.)

 

B.  Violation of Sections 21.36.020 or 21.36.030 on land owned by the City lying within the Closure Area is punishable upon conviction by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 30 days or both.  Each unlawful act is chargeable as a separate violation for each occurrence.

 

C.  The Administrator of the Portland Water Bureau may appoint Water Bureau employees as Closure Area enforcement officers as provided for in ORS 448.315 to enforce Code Sections 21.36.020 and 21.36.030.  Prior to assuming his or her duties, each employee designated as a Closure Area enforcement officer shall take an oath of office specified by the Administrator.  While on duty, the employees authorized to enforce this Code shall wear in plain sight a badge as required by ORS 448.315. Appointment by the Administrator as a Closure Area enforcement officer shall also make the employee appointed a “person in charge” of City property within the Closure Area for purposes of Code Section 5.36.115 and grant the employee authority to order persons to leave City property.

 

D.  Closure Area enforcement officers shall have authority to order persons to leave the Closure Area and to issue citations for violation of this Code.

 

E.  The Circuit Court of Multnomah County shall have jurisdiction to try and determine any prosecution brought under this Code. The Circuit Courts of Clackamas County and Hood River County shall have jurisdiction to try and determine any prosecution brought under this code for a violation occurring in the respective counties.