Codes and standards

During this time, the division is accepting code amendment proposals for the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC) and the Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code (OMSC).

The division will forward proposed code amendments that are completed and submitted before the end of the proposal period to the code review committee. The code amendment proposal acceptance dates are posted on the code review committee pages.

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  • The code review committee screens proposed amendments to determine whether they meet the requirements of OAR 918-008-0060.
  • The code review committee will return proposed code amendments that do not substantially meet the requirements with specific reasons included in the returned application.
  • The code review committee will not accept proposed code amendments that are not completed before the end of the timetable. If you complete proposed code amendments but do not submit them to the division before the end of the timetable, you may submit them as completed applications for consideration during the next opportunity given to make amendments to the state building code.
  • ​The code review committee is not obligated to examine a proposed code amendment submitted after the end of the timetable.

Application attachments

Send all supplementary information and materials to the division using one of the following methods:


Mailing address:​

Building Codes Division
Code Para-Technical Specialist
P.O. Box 14470
Salem, OR 97309-0404