Building Code

ORS 455.138
Electrical and Elevator Board

  • duties
  • membership


There is established in the Department of Consumer and Business Services an Electrical and Elevator Board consisting of 15 members.


The Electrical and Elevator Board shall assist the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in administering the electrical program described in ORS 479.510 (Short title) to 479.945 (Restricted energy contractor’s license) and 479.995 (Civil penalty for violation of ORS 479.510 to 479.945) and the elevator program described in ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees).


The board shall be composed of:


A fire and casualty underwriter;


A representative of industrial plants regularly employing licensed electricians;


A person representing the power and light industry;


An electrical equipment supplier who otherwise qualifies by experience in the industry;


An elevator manufacturing representative;


One member from the electrical equipment manufacturing industry who otherwise qualifies by experience and training in electricity;


Two journeyman electricians;


An electrical inspector;


Two electrical contractors;


A municipal building official;


A journeyman elevator installer;


An owner or manager of a commercial office building; and


A public member who does not receive compensation from any interest described in paragraphs (a) to (L) of this subsection. [1993 c.744 §81; 1995 c.249 §2]
Note: See note under 455.132 (Building Codes Structures Board).
§§ 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


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