Chapter 455 Building Code

Administration

§ 455.010 Definitions for ORS chapter 455
§ 455.020 Purpose
§ 455.022 Appropriation of program fees established by department rule
§ 455.030 Rulemaking
§ 455.035 Effective date of rules
§ 455.040 State building code preempts local ordinances and rules
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Director; Boards

§ 455.100 Duties of director
§ 455.110 Other duties of director
§ 455.112 Elimination of unclear, duplicative, conflicting or inadequate provisions
§ 455.117 Adoption of rules governing licensing, certification or registration
§ 455.122 Combinations of licenses
§ 455.125 Denial, suspension, conditioning or revocation of license, certificate, registration or other authorization
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Municipal Regulation

§ 455.148 Comprehensive municipal building inspection programs
§ 455.150 Selective municipal building inspection programs
§ 455.152 Objections to municipal assumption of building inspection program
§ 455.153 Municipal authority to administer specialty code or building requirements
§ 455.154 Alternative permit and inspection program
§ 455.155 Statewide permit and inspection system for minor construction work
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Financial Administration

§ 455.210 Fees
§ 455.220 Surcharge on building permit fees
§ 455.230 Use of Consumer and Business Services Fund moneys
§ 455.240 Revenues from sales of building codes publications

Exemptions Generally

§ 455.310 Single-family residence repair and maintenance exempt from codes
§ 455.312 Exemption from code of residential prefabricated structures for out-of-state delivery
§ 455.315 Exemption of agricultural buildings, agricultural grading and equine facilities
§ 455.320 Owner-built dwellings exempt from certain structural code provisions

Exemptions in Rural Areas

§ 455.325 Definitions for ORS 455.325 to 455.350
§ 455.330 Counties authorized to exempt owner-built dwellings in rural areas from structural code
§ 455.335 Rural areas to be mapped
§ 455.340 Code requirements to which exemption may not apply
§ 455.345 Permit, fee, plan check and inspection provisions apply
§ 455.350 Purchaser's remedies

Mercury Thermostats

§ 455.355 Rules governing mercury thermostats

Farmworker Housing

§ 455.380 Department as final authority on farmworker housing

Seismic Rehabilitation

§ 455.390 Definitions for ORS 455.020, 455.390, 455.395 and 455.400
§ 455.395 Admissibility of data or agreements as evidence
§ 455.400 Effect of seismic rehabilitation provisions on exclusive remedy

Temporary Provisions Relating to Educational Building Seismic Safety Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 455.400

Temporary Provisions Relating to Acute Inpatient Care Facility, Fire Station and Police Station Seismic Safety Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 455.400

Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 455.410 Relocated buildings
§ 455.412 Review of state building code provisions regarding certain smoke alarms and smoke detectors
§ 455.415 Identification badges
§ 455.420 Individual electric meters required in multifamily residential buildings
§ 455.422 New construction
§ 455.425 Low-income elderly housing multiservice rooms required
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Prohibited Acts

§ 455.450 Prohibited acts

Specialty Code Inspection and Building Plan Review

§ 455.455 Building inspection and plan review
§ 455.457 Licensing specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers
§ 455.459 Specialty code inspection and plan review
§ 455.461 Specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers
§ 455.463 Specialty code inspection and plan review
§ 455.465 Department and municipalities to designate persons licensed to conduct specialty code inspection and plan review
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Energy Conservation

Generally

§ 455.525 Rules for energy conservation and passive solar energy in structures
§ 455.530 Authority to receive money and to contract

Energy Conservation Standards for Public Buildings

§ 455.560 Definitions for ORS 455.560 to 455.580
§ 455.565 Purpose of ORS 455.560 to 455.580
§ 455.570 Maximum lighting standards for new public buildings
§ 455.575 Advisory lighting standards for public buildings constructed before July 1, 1978
§ 455.580 Status of powers of director
§ 455.595 Energy Efficient Construction Account

Low Rise Residential Dwelling Code

§ 455.610 Low-Rise Residential Dwelling Code
§ 455.622 Certification of inspectors
§ 455.625 Rules for permits
§ 455.626 Rules for accommodating technology
§ 455.627 Minor electrical installation inspection program
§ 455.628 Plan review exemption
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Public Assembly Structures

§ 455.640 Definitions for ORS 455.640 to 455.645
§ 455.642 Application
§ 455.645 Certain plans for structures of public assembly to be certified

Municipal Review and Inspection

Generally

§ 455.675 Authorized substitutions in codes adopted by reference
§ 455.680 Plan approval and permits for recreation or picnic park or camp
§ 455.685 Review of plans and specifications to determine compliance
§ 455.690 Appeal to advisory boards
§ 455.700 Validity of certain building permits
§ 455.705 Prefabricated structures plan approval and inspections

Inspectors

§ 455.715 Definitions for ORS 455.715 to 455.740
§ 455.720 Standards and qualifications for personnel
§ 455.725 Certification of personnel training programs
§ 455.730 Certification of personnel required
§ 455.735 Application for certification
§ 455.737 Experience and training outside Oregon
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Remedial Authority of Director

§ 455.770 Investigative authority of director over municipalities
§ 455.775 Investigative authority of director

Master Builder Programs

§ 455.800 Definitions for ORS 455.800 to 455.820
§ 455.805 Criteria for granting of master builder status
§ 455.810 Certificates
§ 455.815 Establishment of master builder programs
§ 455.820 Plan review and verification

Penalties

§ 455.895 Civil penalties
§ 455.897 Criminal penalties
Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­455.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).