ORS 455.135¹
Residential Structures Board
  • duties
  • membership

(1) There is established a Residential Structures Board consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor.

(2) The members of the board shall assist the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in administering the low-rise residential dwelling program described in this chapter.

(3) The board must consist of:

(a) One contractor specializing in the construction of residential structures;

(b) One contractor specializing in the remodeling of residential structures;

(c) One contractor specializing in building multifamily housing three stories or less above grade;

(d) One home designer or architect;

(e) One building official;

(f) One representative of residential building trade subcontractors;

(g) One structural engineer;

(h) One representative of a utility or energy supplier; and

(i) One public member who does not receive compensation from any interest represented under paragraphs (a) to (h) of this subsection. [2003 c.675 §2]

Note: 455.135 (Residential Structures Board) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 455 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Although state structural specialty code sets standard requiring only single wall construc­tion, home rule city was entitled to enact ordinance requiring new homes to use double wall construc­tion. State ex rel Haley v. Troutdale, 281 Or 203, 576 P2d 1238 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Fire Marshal to adopt regula­tions, (1974) Vol 36, p 1102

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­455.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 455, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­455ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information