OAR 918-100-0080
Work Qualifying for the Master Permit Program


A master permit allows construction work in a covered facility if:


The work is not “new construction” as defined in these rules and ORS 455.190;


The occupancy classification of the building is not changed to a more hazardous occupancy as a result of the work; and


Work is governed by the state building codes and a permit is otherwise required.


The master permit program allows:


Structural, mechanical and plumbing construction or alterations that are not new construction except as permitted in this section and ORS 455.190;


Non-structural demolition carried out in conjunction with or necessary for construction allowed under this program;


Repair and maintenance;


Interior tenant remodeling;


Accessibility upgrades; or


Changes of occupancy as described in this section, provided the building official determines the proposed alterations may be satisfactorily reviewed and inspected under a master permit.


Exclusions. A master permit does not allow:


Work on one- and two-family dwellings, and associated accessory buildings, and an apartment building or apartment complex having six or less living units;


New construction; or


Major roof repairs and reroofing unless preapproved by the inspecting jurisdiction.


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Where state code requires plan review for any of the construction covered by section (2) of this rule, an expedited, within 24 hours, review can be requested as provided in subsection (b) of this section;


The request for expedited review shall be filed with the inspecting jurisdiction; and


Contain a statement of a state-licensed professional architect or engineer whose practice is in the program area covered certifying fire and life safety issues do not exist or are addressed, and the proposed construction meets code requirements;


Contain a copy of drawings signed by the licensed professional; and


Be requested at least ten working days prior to the work.


No work shall be covered or installation made operational until inspected, tested or approved by the inspecting jurisdiction.

Source: Rule 918-100-0080 — Work Qualifying for the Master Permit Program, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=918-100-0080.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 918-100-0080’s source at or​.us