Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division

Rule Rule 918-008-0085
Statewide Code Interpretation Process


(1)

A petitioner may request a statewide code interpretation by providing the following information in writing or on division approved forms:

(a)

A brief description of the facts and circumstances giving rise to the need for a statewide code interpretation; and

(b)

The specialty code section at issue.

(2)

Notwithstanding subsections (1)(a) and (b) of this rule, the division may elect to accept a substantially complete request for a statewide code interpretation if circumstances merit.

(3)

After receipt and approval of a petitioner’s request for interpretation, the division will process the request, reach a conclusion, and distribute the decision.

(4)

Each quarter, the division will communicate to the appropriate advisory board its actions concerning statewide code interpretations.
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Jun. 8, 2021