Or. Admin. R. 812-002-0780 - Work as a Contractor Does Not Include

"Work as a contractor", as used in ORS 701.021, does not include:

(1) Sign painting unless the total area of all signs is more than 60 square feet.
(2) Work performed by persons engaged in creating objects, which exist exclusively for aesthetic reasons and have no other function, for example, murals, sculptures, etc., if said work by such person does not incorporate electrical or plumbing.
(3) Work performed by government agencies, except a school district.
(4) Work performed in setting, placing, removing, or repairing grave markers or monuments in cemeteries.
(5) Work by an employee when both the employer and employee are in compliance with applicable employer/employee requirements of ORS Chapters 305, 314, 316, 317, 318, 656, 657, and state and federal wage and hour laws.
(6) Concrete pumping.
(7) Utility connections done by utility company employees when the connection is owned by a utility company.
(8) Installation or repair of stand-alone industrial equipment when such activities are exempt from the requirement for a building permit under the Oregon Structural Specialty Code.
(9) Inspections done under contract with government agencies.
(10) Cable television work done by cable television franchise holders.
(11) Operation of a crane, including the lifting and placement of trusses or other construction materials onto the structure.
(12) Improvement of lots with the intent of selling the lots without structures when contracting with licensed contractors to perform the improvement of lots.
(13) Arranging for work to be performed by a licensed construction contractor when the person who arranges for the work is a real estate licensee, licensed under ORS Chapter 696; the real estate licensee is representing the seller of the property; and the real estate licensee is acting as the agent for the seller, as evidenced by a contract or agreement between the real estate licensee and the seller.


Or. Admin. R. 812-002-0780
CCB 4-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-30-98; CCB 7-2000, f. 6-29-00, cert. ef. 7-1-00; CCB 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 4-6-01; CCB 7-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; 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 634.116, 701.010, 701.021 & 701.026

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