OAR 813-310-0045
Visitable Exterior Unit Entrance Requirements

Visitable exterior unit entrances to dwelling units shall meet the following criteria:


Adjacent Surfaces. Each visitable entrance shall have a flat surface immediately adjacent to and level with the entrance. On the exterior, the surface may be sloped for drainage at a rate of no greater than 1 unit vertical to 50 units horizontal (2% slope). The surface shall be at least 36 inches wide. It shall be at least 48 inches deep in the direction of travel on the push side of the door and not less than 60 inches deep in the direction of travel on the pull side of the door. Where the door is not in the direction of travel, the minimum size of the flat surface shall be 60 inches by 60 inches.


Exterior Door Width. An exterior door shall have a clear opening of at least 32 inches.


Threshold. The maximum threshold height shall be 34 inch for exterior sliding doors and 12 inch for all other exterior doors. The threshold shall be beveled down to the adjacent surface at a slope not steeper than 1:2.

Source: Rule 813-310-0045 — Visitable Exterior Unit Entrance Requirements, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=813-310-0045.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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