ORS 476.150¹
Entry and inspection of premises
  • interfering with or preventing entry prohibited

(1) The State Fire Marshal and deputies, at all reasonable hours, may enter into all buildings and upon all premises, except private residences, for the purpose of inspection to ascertain if fire hazards exist therein or thereon. Owners of private residences may request a fire inspection of their property.

(2) No person shall interfere with or prevent any such inspection by such officers.

(3) When any person interferes with or prevents the State Fire Marshal or deputies from making the inspection mentioned herein, the officer shall apply to the district attorney of the county wherein the inspection was made or attempted to be made, for a warrant for the arrest of the offending person, and it shall be the duty of such district attorney forthwith to prosecute such offending person. [Formerly 476.080]

See also annota­tions under ORS 476.080 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Regulatory authority of the State Fire Marshal over one and two family residences which are part of a condominium complex, (1973) Vol 36, p 440

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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