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21.36.020 Prohibition of Unauthorized Entry.

City Code Section

It is unlawful for any person to enter into or be upon land within the Closure Area without permission or a valid entry permit.  The Portland Water Bureau will post suitable signs of this limitation at all points of road entry into the Closure Area and at such other locations along the boundary of the Closure Area as it deems advisable.

The following categories of people may enter the Closure Area:

A.  Authorized employees of the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Portland Water Bureau;

B.  Authorized federal, state, and local government officers and employees thereof acting in an official capacity;

C.  Contractors with a valid entry permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management or Portland Water Bureau; and,

D.  People meeting any of the following exceptions which do not require an entry permit:

1.  Hikers on:

a.  The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (#2000)

b.  The Huckleberry Trail (#617)

c.  The Oneonta Trail (#424)

2.  People performing official work as law enforcement, City-directed utility maintenance, or emergency response personnel; or,

3.  People entering the watershed accompanied by authorized employees of the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management or Portland Water Bureau.

The Administrator will designate those Portland Water Bureau employees who may access the Closure Area.  The Administrator can authorize employees to enter the Closure Area or to issue entry permits, or both.