The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC). This code applies to the construction, reconstruction, and repair of one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses.
Program news and updates
The Residential and Manufactured Structures Board will facilitate the implementation of HB2737.
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2017 Edition of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code
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Gas pipe separation amendments - Effective Feb. 1, 2016
R325 and solar provision amendments - Effective April 1, 2015
ORSC adopted amendment insert pages - Effective Oct. 1, 2014
Additional codebook information
Issued code interpretations
Approved alternate methods
Recent appeal decisions
Residential and Manufactured Structures Board
2017 Residential code adoption
Program tools and resources
Low Volume Windows
Low volume window label and exempt fenestration label program
Cite it, write it rule
Cite it, write it checklist
Antifreeze fire sprinkler system advisory
ASCE 7-10: Oregon Wind Map and Risk Category Code Language
Residential thermal performance
How to use the thermal performance calculator
Residential thermal performance calculator
How to use the bracing calculator
2014 ORSC prescriptive wall bracing calculator - Seismic
2014 ORSC prescriptive wall bracing calculator - Wind