ORS 455.715¹
Definitions for ORS 455.715 to 455.740

As used in ORS 455.715 (Definitions for ORS 455.715 to 455.740) to 455.740 (Revocation of certification), unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Building official" means a person charged by a municipality with responsibility for administration and enforcement of the state building code in the municipality.

(2) "Business of providing prefabricated structure plan approvals and inspections" means an independent contractor providing prefabricated structure plan approval or inspection services, or both, under the following specialty codes, as provided in ORS 455.020 (Purpose), 455.705 (Prefabricated structures plan approval and inspections) and 455.715 (Definitions for ORS 455.715 to 455.740):

(a) Structural;

(b) Mechanical;

(c) Plumbing;

(d) Electrical; and

(e) Low-rise residential dwelling.

(3) "Inspector" means:

(a) A person, including a plans examiner, acting under the authority and direction of a building official and charged with the responsibility of routine enforcement of any specialty code; or

(b) A person, including a plans examiner, who provides enforcement of any specialty code, who is personally in the business of providing prefabricated structure plan approvals or inspections or is employed by such a business. [Formerly 456.805; 1991 c.361 §1; 1995 c.304 §5; 2003 c.675 §37]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­455.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.
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