2015 ORS 447.065¹
Solar heating and cooling systems

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 447.020 (Plumbing to conform to state building code), a person may not engage in the trade of installing solar heating and cooling systems unless the person possesses either a license as a journeyman plumber issued under ORS chapter 693 or a solar heating and cooling system installer license issued by the State Plumbing Board under ORS 693.111 (Solar heating and cooling system installers).

(2) A license issued under ORS 693.111 (Solar heating and cooling system installers) does not authorize a person to connect a solar heating and cooling system to a potable water source. The connection of a solar heating and cooling system to a potable water source must be made only by a journeyman plumber licensed under ORS chapter 693. [2001 c.683 §22; 2005 c.758 §13]

Note: 447.065 (Solar heating and cooling systems) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 447 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Note: Penalties for violations of 447.065 (Solar heating and cooling systems) are set forth in 693.994 (Civil penalty for violations of ORS 447.065 or 693.111).

Chapter 447

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment of journeyman plumbers to construct drain and sewerage lines, (1976) Vol 37, p 1404; nonprofit community ac­tion agency using licensed plumber to make potable wa­ter connec­tions in installa­tion of solar energy devices, (1979) Vol 40, p 134


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 447—Plumbing; Architectural Barriers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors447.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 447, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano447.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.