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In 1973, Gov. Tom McCall signed Senate Bill 73 into law, creating Oregon’s unique statewide building code system. The bill established uniform standards for all residential and commercial buildings in Oregon and prohibited local governments from enacting conflicting regulations. It included consistency of code requirements between municipalities, dispute resolution for decisions made by building inspectors, and the establishment of stakeholder advisory boards to help adopt codes.
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