Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.450
Home inspector undertaking of repair work on inspected structure

A business licensed as a contractor under this chapter and providing home inspector services by a home inspector certified under ORS 701.445 (Home inspectors) may not undertake, offer to undertake or offer to submit a bid to undertake work to repair a structure inspected by an owner or employee of the business within the 12 months following the inspection. [Formerly 701.355]
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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