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Consumer Publications
Information Brochures
 
16 Ways to Avoid Remodeling, Repair and Construction Problems
Provides guidelines for avoiding and resolving problems before and during a construction project.
 
Building and Remodeling Checklist
Use this handy check list when beginning a construction project, selecting a contractor, and signing a written contract.
 
Construction Liens
This pamphlet is designed to inform consumers and contractors about Oregon lien laws and offer general answers to common questions about construction liens.
 
Construction Fraud & Scams
This publication offer tips on how to recognize and avoid construction scam artists. 
 
New Home Warranties
The information in this brochure helps homeowners understand what a warranty is and the warranty requirements on a newly constructed home.
 
Manufactured Dwelling Repairs
Repairs to manufactured dwelling sometimes require special circumstances that may need to be considered. 
 
Risky Home Improvement Shortcuts
These 10 risky shortcuts aren't worth your money, time or aggravation.
 
Looking for a Home Inspector
This brochure offers important information when selecting and working with a home inspector.

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Residential Notices Given by Contractors
Notices given by General or Specialty Contractors
General and specialty contractors are required to give homeowners, with whom they contract, certain notices at the time of contract. These notices are:
 
Consumer Protection Notice  This information explains contractor licensing standards, bond and insurance requirements, steps consumers can take for successful construction project and what to do if problems occur.
 
Information Notice to Owner about Construction Liens Contractors that directly contract with residential property owners are required to give this notice to the residential property owner. This notice informs residential property owners about construction lien law. Residential property owners should read this form carefully.
 
Notice of Procedure  This notice explains the first steps a property owner must take before initiating a court action or arbitration against a contractor when the action is not filed with the CCB Dispute Resolution Services (DRS). It replaces the "Owner's Duty to Notify Contractor in the Event of a Construction Dispute".
 


When a construction project involves subcontractors, materials or equipment suppliers, those businesses are required to deliver to you the following notice:
  
Notice of Right to Lien Subcontractors, material or equipment suppliers and others are required to give the Notice of Right to Lien to residential property owners to protect their right to later file a lien. The Notice of Right to lien is not a lien.
 

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Complaint Forms
Consumers having problems resolving complaints with licensed contractors may be able to file a complaint using CCB's Dispute Resolution Services (DRS). Please click here for more information and to access the forms you will need to file a complaint.

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Home Inspection Publications
Looking for a Home Inspector?
This brochure offers important information when selecting and working with a home inspector.
 
Home Inspector Consumer Protection Notice 
This notice replaces the Home Inspector Summary and the Home Inspector Summary/Standards. By rule, Home Inspectors were required to provide their customers one of the two notices.
 


 

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Miscellaneous Publications and Information
 
Model Features for Accessible Homes
A list of construction features and options designed to help meet the current and future needs of your family and friends.
 
 


Homebuyer Protection Act (HPA) Notice of Compliance Form
This document explains how the HPA, adopted by the Oregon Legislature in 2003, protects buyers against construction liens filed in county records after the sale of the property where such liens arise out of new construction, additions or remodeling within 90 days of the date of the sale.
 
 


Information Notice to Owner about Construction Responsibilities 
This notice is provided by city, county or state building permit offices to permit applicants
exempt from CCB license requirements.
 
Construction Trade Regulation Chart
A summary of information from other agencies that regulate construction trades in Oregon.
 
Public Records Request Form 
Submit this form to request disclosure of Public Records from the Construction Contractors Board.

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Contractor Publications
 
Please click here to view publications for contractor.

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