Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.042
Residential or commercial developers


A residential or commercial developer:

(1)

Shall act only in association with licensed general contractors, one or a combination of whom must have sole responsibility for overseeing all phases of construction activity on a property; and

(2)

May not perform any construction work on a property. [2007 c.836 §6; 2007 c.836 §7]
Chapter 701

Notes of Decisions

This is a remedial statute made for the protection of the building business and of people dealing with builders who might be irresponsible; it should be read as a whole and liberally construed to accomplish its purpose. Robinson v. Builders Bd., 20 Or App 340, 531 P2d 752 (1975)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lack of authority for director to appoint executive secretary for board, (1971) Vol 35, p 930; inapplicability of this chapter to business of construction or installation of fences, sidewalks, septic tanks, wells and underground sprinkling systems, (1972) Vol 35, p 1278; mobile home as personal or real property under this chapter, (1972) Vol 36, p 41; application of Homebuilders Law to mobile homes, (1978) Vol 38, p 693


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