Or. Admin. R. 812-002-0760 - Work as a Contractor Includes

"Work as a contractor", as used in ORS 701.021 includes, but is not limited to:

(1) Except as modified by section (8) of this rule, construction, alteration, repair, improvement, inspection, set-up, erection, moving, or demolition of a structure or any other improvement to real estate, including activities performed on-site in the normal course of construction, or receiving and accepting any payments for the above.
(2) Concrete, asphalt and other testing that involves structural modifications, and soils testing associated with planned or existing structures.
(3) Construction management.
(4) Excavation, backfill, grading, and trenching for the structure or its appurtenances or to accomplish proper drainage and not for landscaping.
(5) Improvement of lots with the intent of selling lots with structure(s). This may include contracting with a primary contractor to construct, alter or improve structures.
(6) Inspection of cross connections and testing of backflow prevention devices performed by persons licensed under ORS 448.279 by the Health Division except when performed by a person licensed as a landscape contracting business as provided under ORS 671.510 through 671.710 or when performed by an employee of a water supplier as defined in ORS 448.115.
(7) Labor only, regardless of whether compensated by the hour or by the job.
(8) Pest control, if in the course of that work any structural modifications are performed. Structural modifications do not include the following when performed by a pesticide operator licensed under ORS 634.116. Installation of soil vapor barriers; sealing of holes, cracks, construction junctures or other small openings that allow the ingress of pests with mortar, plaster, caulking, or similar materials; installation of screens, bird netting and bird repellent devices; installation of rodent shields around utility entrances, doorways and other points of rodent ingress; and drilling of holes equal to or smaller than 3/8 inch in diameter for the purpose of injecting insecticides into small voids, removal and replacement of floor tiles for the purpose of drilling a slab floor for the control of subterranean termites; and the drilling of slab floors for control of termites.
(9) Shoring.
(10) Shelving attached to a structure.


Or. Admin. R. 812-002-0760
CCB 4-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-30-98; CCB 2-2005, f. 6-29-05, cert. ef. 7-1-05; CCB 7-2007, f. 12-13-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; CCB 9-2008, f. 6-11-08, cert. ef. 7-1-08; CCB 10-2011, f 9-29-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310 & 701.235

Stats. Implemented: ORS 448.115, 448.279, 671.510-671.710, 701.005, 701.021 & 701.026

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