ORS 455.152¹
Objections to municipal assumption of building inspection program

(1) A municipality, 10 or more persons or an association with 10 or more members may file objections to a municipality’s assumption of a building inspection program. The objections must be filed within 30 days after the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services gives notice of the application.

(2) The director, by rule, shall establish a process for reviewing objections filed under subsection (1) of this section. The review process shall include but need not be limited to:

(a) Identification of economic impairment, if any, affecting the municipality;

(b) Demonstration by the municipality that all building inspection program permits and services will be available, including any service agreements for carrying out building program services;

(c) Review of all elements of the assumption plan submitted by the municipality;

(d) Demonstration by the municipality of the ability to provide building inspection program services for at least two years; and

(e) Review of proposed levels of service, including the municipality’s ability to maintain or improve upon existing service levels.

(3) Upon completion of a review under subsection (2) of this section, the director shall issue a final agency order approving or disapproving the application. [2001 c.573 §2]

Note: 455.152 (Objections to municipal assumption of building inspection program) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 455 or any series therein by legislative action. 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/­Archive/­2007ors455.­pdf (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).
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