Laws and rules

Adoption of 2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code

These proposed rules adopt the 2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code and the low-rise residential electrical provisions of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code. The 2017 OESC is based on the 2017 edition of the NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, with Oregon specific amendments.

Filed: Apr. 15, 2017

Public hearing: Jun. 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Last day for public comment: Jun. 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Notice of rulemaking hearing, statement of need, rule text

Hearing video


Adoption of 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code

These proposed rules adopt the 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code and the low-rise residential plumbing provisions of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code. The 2017 OPSC is based on the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code, with Oregon specific amendments.

Filed: Apr. 15, 2017

Public hearing: Jun. 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

Last day for public comment: Jun. 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Notice of rulemaking hearing, statement of need, rule text

Hearing video


Adoption of 2017 Oregon Residential Specialty Code

These proposed rules adopt the 2017 Oregon Residential Specialty Code. The 2017 ORSC is based on the 2015 edition of the International Residential Code, with Oregon specific amendments.

Filed: Apr. 15, 2017

Public hearing: Jun. 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Last day for public comment: Jun. 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Notice of rulemaking hearing, statement of need, rule text

Hearing video


Electric Vehicle Ready Parking Facilities

This rule implements the Electric Vehicle Ready Parking program. This program sets the standards when a parking facility must provide the supporting infrastructure for the future installation of electric vehicle charging stations. This program only requires the supporting infrastructure, and does not require the charging equipment be installed at the time of initial construction. This rule automatically includes the cities of Eugene, Gresham, Portland, and Salem in the program. Other jurisdictions will be able to join the program through the local amendment process.

Filed: Apr. 15, 2017

Public hearing: Jun. 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

Last day for public comment: Jun. 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Notice of rulemaking hearing, statement of need, rule text

Hearing video


Recreational Vehicle Safety and Construction Standards Changes

These proposed rules make a variety of changes to the state’s Recreational Vehicle Program. These changes include, but are not limited to, adopting current editions of the minimum safety standards for the construction of recreational vehicles, clarifying the types of recreational vehicles regulated by the state, eliminating the recreational vehicle repair program, changing plan review requirements for manufacturers, and clarifying the requirements for the manufacture and sale of recreational vehicles in Oregon.

Filed: Feb. 15, 2017

Public hearing: Mar. 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Last day for public comment: Mar. 24, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Notice of rulemaking hearing, statement of need, rule text


Implementation of a new Manufactured Home Ownership Document System

The division is replacing the previous LOIS system with a new electronic manufactured structure ownership document system. These rule changes are necessary to transition the division to a new system to handle the work related to manufactured structure ownership documents.

Filed: Dec. 14, 2016

Public hearing: Jan. 17, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Last day for public comment: Jan. 20, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Notice of rulemaking hearing, statement of need, rule text

Hearing video


​Recreational vehicle changes

These proposed rules make a variety of changes to the Division’s Recreational Vehicle Program. These changes include, but are not limited to, clarifying regulations for park model structures, adopting current editions of the minimum safety standards for the construction of recreational vehicles and park models, eliminating the recreational vehicle repair program, changing plan review requirements for manufacturers, and clarifying the requirements for the manufacture and sale of recreational vehicles and park models in Oregon. The agency requests public comment on whether other options should be considered for achieving the rules substantive goals while reducing the negative economic impact of the rule on business.​

Filed: Dec. 15, 2015

Public hearing: Jan. 19, 2016, 9:30 a.m.​

Last day for public comment: Jan. 22, 2016, 5:00 p.m.

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