Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.510
License required to engage in lead-based paint activity


A contractor may not perform lead-based paint activities in this state unless the contractor is a lead-based paint activities contractor.


A contractor may not perform lead-based paint renovation in this state unless the contractor is a certified lead-based paint renovation contractor.


A lead-based paint activities contractor or certified lead-based paint renovation contractor must comply with the provisions of ORS 431A.355 (Power of Oregon Health Authority to regulate lead-based paint activities) and 701.505 (Definitions for ORS 701.505 to 701.515) to 701.515 (Licensing system) and any rules adopted pursuant thereto.


A construction contractor who successfully completes an accredited training program in lead-based paint activities qualifies to have certification in that activity included in the professional credentials of the contractor as described in ORS 701.120 (Specialized education programs). The provisions of this subsection do not affect the licensing requirements established in ORS 701.515 (Licensing system). [1995 c.795 §4; 2001 c.428 §3; 2009 c.757 §8]
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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