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21.36.020 Prohibition of Entry Without Permit.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 186839, effective November 7, 2014.)

A.   Except for authorized employees of the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Portland Water Bureau or as provided in Subsection B below, it is unlawful for any person to enter into or be upon land within the Closure Area without a valid entry permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management or the Portland Water Bureau. The Water Bureau shall 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.

B.  Entry permits are not required:

1.  To hike on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 and the Huckleberry Trail #617;

2.  For law enforcement or emergency response personnel on official business; or

3.  For persons accompanied by authorized employees of the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management or Portland Water Bureau.

C.   The Water Bureau Administrator shall designate those Water Bureau employees who are authorized to enter the Closure Area and those employees who are authorized to issue entry permits.