Codes and standards

The divis​ion works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC). This code applies to all nonexempt electrical installations and alterations.

Program news and updates

Adopted​ codebook​

2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC) | Read-only version coming soon
Effective Oct. 1, 2017
Based on the 2017 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC)

Previously adopted codebook

​Oregon amendments​ to the adopted model code (Table 1-E)​​

​​​​Program activities

Inspection tools

Cite it, write it rule​
Cite it, write it checklist​​​
Quick reference guide to the 2014 OESC​​

Electrical testing laboratories

Approved electrical testing laboratories​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. The division provides a list of electrical testing laboratories and product categories approved by the Electrical and Elevator Board as meeting the testing standard requirements for electrical safety as required by Oregon law and rule.​​​​​​​​​​

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