OAR 632-001-0012
Earthquake Recording Instrument Fund


Building Codes Division requires recording accelerographs to the installed in certain new buildings (Oregon Structural Special Code, Ch. 23, Div. II, Sec. 2360) or deposit of an equivalent cost to the Earthquake Recording Instrument Fund in the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. This fund shall be used for the purchase, strategic placement, and maintenance of accelerographs in and adjacent to buildings.


The department, with the assistance of the Building Codes Division, shall oversee the design, locating and geographic distribution of accelerographs purchased and put in place using the Earthquake Recording Instrument Fund.


The department shall have access to recording accelerographs installed under the Oregon Structural Specialty Code and shall be the repository of seismic data recorded by the accelerographs.


The seismic data shall be make available to the public on request and payment of an appropriate fee as generally specified elsewhere in this Division.
[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Source: Rule 632-001-0012 — Earthquake Recording Instrument Fund, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=632-001-0012.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 632-001-0012’s source at or​.us