2015 ORS § 460.035¹
Exemptions from operation of ORS 460.005 to 460.175

(1) Fees are not required under ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees) to install, alter, repair, operate or maintain an elevator:

(a) Under the supervision of the United States Government.

(b) That is a nonpower-driven lifting device.

(c) Located in a private residence, except for initial installation.

(2) The owner or user of an elevator described in subsection (1) of this section may request that the Department of Consumer and Business Services inspect the elevator. If the department performs the inspection, the department, notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, may collect the appropriate fee for performing the inspection.

(3) Pipes installed in an elevator hoistway prior to July 1, 1961, that do not convey gases or liquids that would endanger life if discharged into the hoistway need not be removed.

(4) ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees) do not apply to:

(a) Belt, bucket, scoop, roller or similar type material conveyors.

(b) Hoists for raising or lowering materials and that are provided with unguided hooks, slings and similar means for attachment to the materials.

(c) Material hoists used only to raise and lower building material in buildings under construction.

(d) Stackers that serve one floor only.

(e) Window-washing scaffolds.

(f) Nonpower-driven lifting devices.

(g) Amusement rides.

(h) Mine elevators.

(i) Elevators under the supervision of the United States Government.

(j) Elevators located in private residences, except for initial installation permits and installation inspections.

(k) Other elevators and equipment as provided by the department by rule. [1961 c.427 §4; 1963 c.330 §2; 1973 c.528 §3; 2001 c.104 §198; 2005 c.22 §339; 2005 c.616 §2; 2009 c.696 §3]