2017 ORS 455.725¹
Certification of personnel training programs

(1) Upon application, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services or an authorized representative shall examine and evaluate any program or facility established by a municipality or educational institution for the training of building officials, inspectors and specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers licensed under ORS 455.457 (Licensing specialty code inspectors and plan reviewers).

(2) If the director finds that a training program is qualified under the minimum requirements established pursuant to ORS 455.720 (Standards and qualifications for personnel), the director shall, in writing, certify the training program as being qualified for such a period of time and upon such conditions as the director may prescribe. An individual complies with any minimum requirement for building officials or inspectors established pursuant to ORS 455.720 (Standards and qualifications for personnel) when the individual satisfactorily completes a training program certified under this section. [Formerly 456.815; 1999 c.1045 §18]

(formerly 456.810 to 456.835)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of municipality’s failure to employ properly certified building officials and inspectors, (1978) Vol 38, p 1923

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 455—Building Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors455.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 455, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano455.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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