ORS 455.180¹
Duty of city, county to issue building permit
  • restriction

(1) A city or county shall not refuse to issue or otherwise deny a building permit, development permit, plumbing permit, electrical permit or other similar permit to any person applying for the permit solely because the applicant has contracted for the performance of services by a contractor, subcontractor, supplier or other person who is subject to the business license tax of the city or county and has failed to pay the tax when due.

(2) As used in this section, "business license tax" has the meaning given that term in ORS 701.015 (Business license requirements in cities and metropolitan service districts). [1987 c.581 §6]

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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