Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division

Rule Rule 918-465-0020

The Oregon Reach Code is a statewide optional construction standard approved by the Building Codes Division in consultation with the appropriate advisory board(s). The reach code:


Complies with ORS 455.500 (Reach Code);


Is separate from the state building code;


Is administered at the local level;


Does not limit the authority of the building official to consider other proposed alternate methods, modifications, or waivers encompassing the same subject matter; and
(5) Does not eliminate or modify other options available to builders and local government.

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Jun. 8, 2021