ORS 455.046¹
Installation labels
  • standardized forms and procedures
  • use of Tri-County Building Industry Service Center resources

(1) The Department of Consumer and Business Services shall:

(a) Develop and administer an installation label program for minor installations under the state building code, including but not limited to electrical installations under ORS 455.627 (Minor electrical installation inspection program), 479.540 (Exemptions) and 479.570 (Energizing of electrical installations) and plumbing installations under ORS 447.076 (Inspection of minor plumbing installations);

(b) Develop standard application forms and procedures for use by municipalities in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties when issuing structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other permits when those permits do not require a review of building plans;

(c) Develop standard application forms and procedures for issuing building permits and recording inspections;

(d) Develop standard forms and procedures for reviewing building plans;

(e) Establish standardized criteria and methodology for determining fee amounts for permits that are required under the state building code established under ORS 455.030 (Rulemaking);

(f) Maintain and make available to the public the names of persons certified to review building plans;

(g) Maintain and make available to the public the names of persons certified to perform technical inspections; and

(h) Administer prepaid building permit cost accounts.

(2) The department may use the resources of the Tri-County Building Industry Service Center to:

(a) Assist local building officials in the administration and enforcement of the state building code; and

(b) Establish a process to facilitate the consistent application of the state building code throughout the state. [Formerly 455.844]

Note: See note under 455.044 (Tri-County Building Industry Service Center).

(formerly 456.750 to 456.890)

Notes of Decisions

Although state structural specialty code sets standard requiring only single wall construc­tion, home rule city was entitled to enact ordinance requiring new homes to use double wall construc­tion. State ex rel Haley v. Troutdale, 281 Or 203, 576 P2d 1238 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Fire Marshal to adopt regula­tions, (1974) Vol 36, p 1102

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors455.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 455, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano455.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information