Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1000 - Purpose and Scope

(1) These rules establish minimum training, experience, certification, and certification renewal requirements for building officials and persons who perform specialty code plan review and inspections in this state.
(a) The certification requirements for commercial plumbing and electrical inspectors are located in OAR 918-695-0400 through 918-695-0410 and 918-281-0000 through 918-281-0020.
(b) Plan review and inspections required under the Oregon Reach Code are to be performed by individuals certified under these rules, OAR chapter 918, division 281, or chapter 918, division 695 to conduct plan review or inspections for the specialty code under which the particular Reach Code provision is regulated.
(2) Nothing in these rules is intended to allow a person to violate statute or rule or change certification and licensing requirements set forth in statute.
(3) Nothing in these rules prevents the director from waiving procedural requirements in the rare circumstance where substantial compliance is impracticable.
(4) Nothing in these rules prevents the director from pursuing actions under ORS 455.125, 455.127, 455.129, 455.740, 455.895 or these rules.


Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1000
BCD 16-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-7-05 thru 12-31-05; BCD 24-2005, f. 9-30-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05; BCD 4-2006, f. 3-31-06, cert. ef. 4-1-06; BCD 18-2006, f. 12-29-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; BCD 6-2010, f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11; BCD 20-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-12-11 thru 12-31-11; BCD 24-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11; BCD 34-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; BCD 1-2013(Temp), f. 2-1-13, cert. ef. 2-2-13 thru 7-31-13; Administrative correction, 8-21-13; BCD 5-2014, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-14; BCD 12-2021, amend filed 11/18/2021, effective 1/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 455.500 & 455.720

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 446.250, 455.500, 455.622 & 455.720

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