Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.335
Recommended maintenance schedule

  • rules


(1)

A contractor that enters into a contract to construct a new residential structure or zero-lot-line dwelling shall provide a recommended maintenance schedule to the property owner or original purchaser of the proposed structure or dwelling at the time that the contractor makes a written offer of warranty under ORS 701.320 (Offer of warranty).

(2)

The Construction Contractors Board shall adopt rules describing the minimum information that a contractor shall provide to a property owner or original purchaser under subsection (1) of this section. The minimum information shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:

(a)

Definitions and descriptions of moisture intrusion and water damage.

(b)

An explanation of how moisture intrusion and water damage can occur.

(c)

A description and recommended schedule for maintenance to prevent moisture intrusion.

(d)

Advice on how to recognize the signs of water damage.

(e)

Appropriate steps to take when water damage is discovered. [2007 c.648 §13; 2009 c.409 §5]
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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