ORS 476.070¹
Entering buildings and premises

The State Fire Marshal, the deputies or assistants of the State Fire Marshal, or any of them, may:

(1) At all reasonable hours, in performance of the duties imposed by the provisions of ORS 476.030 (Powers and duties of marshal and deputies generally), enter upon and examine any building or premises wherein fire has occurred, and other buildings or premises adjoining or near the same.

(2) For just cause and for the purpose of examination, enter, at all reasonable hours, in and upon all buildings and premises within their jurisdiction.

Notes of Decisions

It was not necessary for the fire chief to obtain a warrant or express permission in order to make an inspec­tion under ORS 476.210 (Investigation of fires by municipal officers and constables). State v. Felger, 19 Or App 39, 526 P2d 611 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 476—State Fire Marshal; Protection From Fire Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors476.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 476, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­476ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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