Building Code

ORS 455.135
Residential and Manufactured Structures Board

  • duties
  • membership


(1)

There is established a Residential and Manufactured Structures Board consisting of 11 members appointed by the Governor.

(2)

The members of the board shall assist the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in administering the low-rise residential dwelling program and Small Home Specialty Code described in this chapter.

(3)

The board must consist of:

(a)

One contractor specializing in the construction of residential structures;

(b)

One contractor specializing in the remodeling of residential structures;

(c)

One contractor specializing in building multifamily housing three stories or less above grade;

(d)

One home designer or architect;

(e)

One building official;

(f)

One representative of residential building trade subcontractors;

(g)

One structural engineer;

(h)

One representative of a utility or energy supplier;

(i)

One manufacturer of manufactured dwellings;

(j)

One seller or distributor of new manufactured dwellings; and

(k)

One public member who does not receive compensation from any interest represented under paragraphs (a) to (j) of this subsection. [2003 c.675 §2; 2009 c.567 §14; 2019 c.401 §4]
Note: The amendments to 455.135 (Residential and Manufactured Structures Board) by section 11, chapter 401, Oregon Laws 2019, become operative January 2, 2026. See section 18, chapter 401, Oregon Laws 2019, as amended by section 1c, chapter 422, Oregon Laws 2019. The text that is operative on and after January 2, 2026, is set forth for the user’s convenience.
455.135 (Residential and Manufactured Structures Board). (1) There is established a Residential and Manufactured Structures Board consisting of 11 members appointed by the Governor.

(2)

The members of the board shall assist the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in administering the low-rise residential dwelling program described in this chapter.

(3)

The board must consist of:

(a)

One contractor specializing in the construction of residential structures;

(b)

One contractor specializing in the remodeling of residential structures;

(c)

One contractor specializing in building multifamily housing three stories or less above grade;

(d)

One home designer or architect;

(e)

One building official;

(f)

One representative of residential building trade subcontractors;

(g)

One structural engineer;

(h)

One representative of a utility or energy supplier;

(i)

One manufacturer of manufactured dwellings;

(j)

One seller or distributor of new manufactured dwellings; and

(k)

One public member who does not receive compensation from any interest represented under paragraphs (a) to (j) of this subsection.
Note: 455.135 (Residential and Manufactured Structures Board) 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.
§§ 455.010 to 455.230

(formerly 456.750 to 456.890)

Notes of Decisions

Although state structural specialty code sets standard requiring only single wall construction, home rule city was entitled to enact ordinance requiring new homes to use double wall construction. State ex rel Haley v. Troutdale, 281 Or 203, 576 P2d 1238 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Fire Marshal to adopt regulations, (1974) Vol 36, p 1102


Source

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