2013 ORS § 455.455¹
Building inspection and plan review
  • license required
  • exception

(1)(a) A person may not employ an individual to perform specialty code inspections in any specialty area unless the individual has a license issued in that specialty area under ORS 455.457 (Licensing specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers).

(b) A person may not engage in specialty code inspections without having a license issued under ORS 455.457 (Licensing specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers) in the specialty area for which the inspection is provided.

(c) A person may not employ an individual to perform plan reviews unless the individual has a license issued under ORS 455.457 (Licensing specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers).

(d) A person may not engage in reviewing plans without having a license issued under ORS 455.457 (Licensing specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers).

(2) The requirements in subsection (1) of this section do not apply to a person who is an employee of the state or of a municipality. [1999 c.1045 §2]

Note: 455.455 (Building inspection and plan review) to 455.465 (Department and municipalities to designate persons licensed to conduct specialty code inspection and plan review), 455.467 (Timelines for approval or disapproval of certain specialty code building plans) and 455.469 (Municipal building inspection program to include certain policies and ordinances) to 455.477 (Requirement for suit filed by licensed specialty code inspector or plan reviewer) were added to and made a part of ORS chapter 455 by legislative action but were not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.