OAR 333-675-0020
Required Notification and Surveys Prior to Taking Occupancy

(1) Notification by the project architect or sponsor prior to taking occupancy of areas which have received major alterations or which involve new construction must be made to Facilities Planning and Safety by filing a “Project Substantial Completion Notice” at least three weeks in advance of occupancy.
(a) A “Project Substantial Completion Notice” form is sent to the project architect with the “Notice of Construction Document Approval.”
(b) Facilities Planning and Safety staff will conduct an on-site inspection of projects in conjunction with licensure staff or unilaterally.
(c) When deficiencies or incomplete items are found, the architect, engineer and project sponsor will be notified of such issues within 3 business days following the on-site inspection.
(d) Upon correction of deficiencies, a “Notice of Final Project Approval” will be issued by Facilities Planning and Safety prior to occupancy or use by patients or residents.
(2) Project sponsors or their consultants shall make the following available prior to or as part of a final project inspection, as applicable to the project:
(a) Certificate of Occupancy from the Building Code agency having jurisdiction;
(b) For hospitals and nursing homes, medical gas systems documentation of independent testing and approval and documentation that all brazing is completed by certified personnel when these systems are included;
(c) For hospitals and nursing homes, one copy of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning balancing report, showing both design and final supply, exhaust quantities, resulting pressure gradient and design engineers verification that all systems comply with licensing ventilation requirements; and
(d) Other documentation, as requested by Facilities Planning and Safety, to confirm compliance with rules or applicable codes.

Source: Rule 333-675-0020 — Required Notification and Surveys Prior to Taking Occupancy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=333-675-0020.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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