2015 ORS 447.231¹
Rules to eliminate architectural barriers

Notwithstanding any other provision of law and the authority of any board within the Department of Consumer and Business Services, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall adopt rules to conform the state building code to the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act and the regulations adopted thereunder. In addition, the director shall adopt rules to conform the state building code to the provisions of ORS 447.210 (Definitions for ORS 447.210 to 447.280) to 447.280 (Enforcement powers), to the extent to which any statute is stricter than the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Fair Housing Act. [1991 c.691 §2; 1993 c.503 §4; 2003 c.14 §269]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applicability of the architectural barriers law to office space and other work and service areas in public buildings, (1973) Vol 36, p 514; applica­tion to low income housing financed under ORS 456.550 (Policy) to 456.720 (Housing Finance Fund), (1976) Vol 38, p 429

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.