Building Code

ORS 455.042
State building code administrative regions

The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall establish regions for all areas of the state to carry out the uniform administration of the state building code. The director shall assign Department of Consumer and Business Services employees for the regions as necessary to:


Promote consistent interpretation of the state building code;


Resolve disputes between local building officials and contractors or developers regarding the application of one or more provisions of the state building code; and


Provide oversight and enforcement of ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446) to 446.200 (Exemption from additional regulations), 446.225 (Administration and enforcement of federal manufactured housing safety and construction standards) to 446.285 (Advisory board training and education programs), 446.395 (License required) to 446.420 (License required to maintain action), 479.510 (Short title) to 479.945 (Restricted energy contractor’s license), 479.950 (Minimum safety standards), 479.995 (Civil penalty for violation of ORS 479) and 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) and ORS chapters 447, 455, 460 and 693 and the rules adopted under those statutes. [2005 c.833 §2]
Note: 455.042 (State building code administrative regions) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 455 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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May 30, 2023