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Program News & Updates
9/2/2015 Statewide Code Interpretation - 15-03 Low Frequency Alarms in Sleeping Areas
8/19/15 2014 OSSC Errata, Section 1108.2.9, Dining and Drinking Areas
8/12/15 Statewide Code Interpretation - 15-02 Craft Distillery Occupancy Classification

2014 OSSC Errata, Section 1811, Radon Control Methods

Newly Adopted Rules (within the last 90 days)
Program Facts

Current Codebook:

2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code

Adoptive Date:

July 1, 2014

2014 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code

July 1, 2014

Program Contacts:

Steve Judson, P.E.
Facilities Engineer

Tony Rocco
Building Code Specialist
Codebook Assistant

Current Code Amendments / Updates

2014 OSSC Errata, Section 1108.2.9, Dining and Drinking Areas(August 19, 2015)
2014 OSSC Errata, Section 1811, Radon control Methods (June 23, 2015)
2014 OSSC Amendments (effective April 1, 2015)
2014 OSSC Errata (October 16, 2014)

2014 OSSC New Amendments (effective July 1, 2014)
Compilation of All Oregon Amendments (effective July 1, 2014)
Significant Model Code Change Summary (effective July 1, 2014)
Appendix SR Comparison to 2014 OSSC

History of Oregon Codes
History of building codes adopted and amended by the State of Oregon

Rescinded Interpretations

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Statewide Alternate Methods (SAMs)
Statewide Alternate Methods (SAMs)
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Radon Training for provisions effective 4/1/11

Previous Code and Amendments/Updates

2010 Oregon Structural Specialty Code(effective July 1, 2010)

Appendix-SR Adult Foster Homes (effective February 1, 2012)
Chapter 35 NFPA References (effective January 1, 2012)
Appendix N: code changes and updated errata (notified July 1, 2011)
Portal Frame Section 2308.9.3.2 (effective May 13, 2011)

2010 OSSC Errata, Section 304.2 Lockup Facilities
2010 OSSC Errata, Appendix SR as of February 28, 2011
2010 OSSC Errata, First Printing; February 2010

ADA Provisions: Comparison of Single-User Restrooms

Carbon Monoxide Provisions (effective April 1, 2011):
Section 103.6 Appendix N
Section 310 Residential Construction
Section 908.7 Carbon Monoxide

Radon provisions:
New public buildings, Chapters 1, 17, 35 and Section 1811 effective April 1, 2013)
Section 115 Appendix N (effective April 1, 2011)
Section 1811 Radon Control Methods Public Buildings (effective April 1, 2013)
Section 1812 Radon Control Methods R-2/R-3 Occupancies(effective April 1, 2011)

2010 Oregon Solar Installation Specialty Code (OSISC) (effective October 1, 2010)

Check list - Prescriptive Photovoltaic Installations

View additional codebooks and standards online (Free - read only)
2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1
2003 ICC/ANSI A117.1

What you need to do the work

A Level Structural Inspector
B Level Structural Inspector
1 & 2 Family Dwelling Structural Inspector
Post Earthquake Damage Inspector, General (GQI)
Post Earthquake Damage Inspector, Limited (LQI)

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