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News Releases

2014 News Releases

Unlicensed contractors scamming homeowners

Beware paving, other home scams

Hire a licensed contractor for spring projects. Get a CCB number-we'll text you the contractor's license status

2013 News Releases

CCB hits the street to watch for unlicensed activity

CCB alert to homeowners: Be prepared before high winds and rain hit

2012 News Releases

Residential Continuing Education Course Updated

Oregon Construction Contractors Board and seven other states target illegal construction activities in multi-state sting

Construction Contractors Board participates in multi-state sting to highlight consumer awareness on illegal construction activities

Construction Contractors Board Sting Finds Three Repeat Offenders


2011 News Releases
10/07/11 - CCB adopts permanent rules exempting electrical and plumbing contractors from some residential continuing education

10/04/11 - Residential Continuing Education: Changes in Green and Sustainable Building Practices

10/04/11 - Understanding CCB's Residential Continuing Education Exemption for "No Touch" Rule

06/24/2011 - Big Changes Coming in Construction Contractors Board Dispute Resolution Services Program

01/19/2011 - CCB Sting surprises uncertified locksmiths and unlicensed contractors


2010 News Releases
12/10/2010 - CCB sends warning to property owners about recent tornado and storm damage


11/22/2010 - Portland Painter agrees to settlement with Department of Justice 
09/21/2010 - CCB Administrator named 1st Vice President of NASCLA 
09/13/2010 - CCB surprises uncertified locksmiths and unlicensed contractors 
08/02/2010 - Home Inspector Advisory Committee Members Needed

06/29/2010 - Need a locksmith? New laws require license and certification 
04/02/2010 - CCB sends warning to areas hit by high winds and rain 

2009 News Releases
11/16/09 - CCB sends warning to coastal areas 
08/04/2009 - CCB Issues Over $352,000 in Civil Penalties for Unlicensed Activity 
08/04/2009 _ CCB Quarterly Dispute Resolution Awards Total Over 3.5 Million 
05/26/2009 - Sunshine & Warm Weather: A Perfect Time for Home Improvements

2008 News Releases
12/23/2008 - CCB Reminds Homeowners of Scams after December Storm Damages... 
09/04/2008 - CCB ramps up investigation efforts statewide
09/04/2008 - CCB ramps up investigation efforts in Eugene/Springfield area
05/27/2008 - Governor appoints Southern Oregon Contractor to Construction Contractors Board

2007 News Releases
12/14/07 - Contractors Face Many Changes January 1st
12/04/2007 - December storms: CCB Reminds Homeowners about scams
07/19/2007 - Washington man arrested for theft aimed at elderly
06/23/2007 - Jury convicts man in construction fraud and identity theft case
06/14/2007 - CCB presents 5 common building or remodeling mistakes
03/28/2007 - CCB ramps up enforcement efforts against illegal construction 
03/16/2007 - CCB launches consumer-friendly website
01/08/2007 - Two New CCB Board Members Appointed

2006 News Releases
12/15/06 - December Storm Send Another CCB Reminder
11/9/06 - CCB Reminds Homeowners about Storm Damage Repair Scams
11/9/06 - Salem Contractor Indicted by Lincoln County Grand Jury
10/3/06 - Autumn Chill Reminds Homeowners of Those Last-Minute Fixes
10/3/06 - Enforcement Efforts Help Stop Illegal Construction Activity
9/21/06 - AG Myers Files Lawsuits Against Unlicensed Contractors
9/13/06 - CCB Launches "Mobile Web Site" for Industry Professionals
7/25/06 - CCB Revokes Contractor License
7/17/06 - CCB Releases Special Investigations Update
7/17/06 - Contractors Penalized by CCB for Violations
7/05/06 - CCB Issues Emergency License Suspension
6/9/06 - AG Meyers & CCB file lawsuits against two unlicensed contractors
6/8/06 - Construction Scams "drift" into town this summer
5/2/06 - Building Safety Week: May 7 -13
3/16/06 - Licensing Requirements for Material Suppliers
03/15/06 - CCB Adds Testing Subversion Rules
03/15/06 - CCB Will Require Some Contractors to Provide Larger Bonds
03/13/06 - CCB Investigation Leads to Jail Time-- Again
01/27/2006 - Construction Crime Investigator Retires
01/12/2006 - Construction Contractors Board Enhances Consumer Help Website
01/05/2006 - Bond Required for Public Works Projects
01/03/2006 - Responsible Bidder Determination Forms on the web
01/03/2006 - Building Accessible Home s: “Model Features List” now available

News Releases 2005 and earlier
11/02/2005 - Scam artists blow in with high winds and heavy rain
08/29/2005 - Construction Task Force Press Release
01/10/2005 - Two Contractors Appointed to Board
07/07/2005 - Changes regarding construction licensing requirements
02/01/2005  - CCB to Offer Help at Home Show
09/02/2004 - Liability Insurance Assistance Program for Contractors