OAR 812-008-0214
Built-in Kitchen Appliances


The Oregon certified home inspector shall observe and operate the basic functions of the following kitchen appliances:


Installed dishwasher, through its normal cycle;


Range, cook top, and installed oven;


Trash compactor;


Garbage disposal;


Ventilation equipment or range hood;


Installed microwave oven; and


Built-in refrigerators.


The Oregon certified home inspector is not required to observe:


Clocks, timers, self-cleaning oven function, or thermostats for calibration or automatic operation;


Non built-in appliances;


Refrigeration units that are not installed; or


Microwave leakage.


The Oregon certified home inspector is not required to operate:


Appliances in use; or


Any appliance that is shut down or otherwise inoperable.

Source: Rule 812-008-0214 — Built-in Kitchen Appliances, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=812-008-0214.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 812-008-0214’s source at or​.us