2017 ORS 455.420¹
Individual electric meters required in multifamily residential buildings
  • exceptions
  • standards

(1) Each individual dwelling unit in a multifamily residential building constructed after October 4, 1977, shall have installed a separate, individual electrical meter for each such dwelling unit except where a building inspector certified under ORS 455.715 (Definitions for ORS 455.715 to 455.740) to 455.740 (Denial of certificate) determines that pursuant to standards adopted by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services the installation of a single, central electrical meter for all the dwelling units in such building would facilitate an overall reduction in electrical consumption by such units.

(2) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, the director, based on recommendations of the Residential and Manufactured Structures Board, shall adopt by rule standards for determining whether the installation of a single electrical meter for all dwelling units in a multifamily residential building facilitates an overall reduction in electrical consumption by such units. [Formerly 456.763; 1993 c.744 §94; 2003 c.675 §27; 2009 c.567 §18]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors455.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.