2015 ORS 447.260¹
Rules

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may promulgate rules reasonably necessary to implement and enforce ORS 447.210 (Definitions for ORS 447.210 to 447.280) to 447.280 (Enforcement powers) as part of the structural code including, but not limited to, rules authorizing the director to waive or modify any standards and specifications with respect to work on affected buildings and their related facilities where the director determines, with respect to emergency or temporary construction, that compliance with such standards or specifications would not be necessary to fulfill the objectives of ORS 447.210 (Definitions for ORS 447.210 to 447.280) to 447.280 (Enforcement powers) or would be impractical.

(2) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall by rule establish criteria for determining the lowest flooring of a building for the purposes of the definition of "affected buildings" provided by ORS 447.210 (Definitions for ORS 447.210 to 447.280) and for the purposes of ORS 447.247 (Elevators required). [1971 c.320 §6; 1973 c.539 §8; 1979 c.133 §5; 1993 c.503 §10; 1993 c.744 §76; 1995 c.307 §4]

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.