In response to COVID-19, some Building Codes Division services have temporarily changed or may experience some delays. The division is committed to the safety of our stakeholders, our staff, and the communities we serve. Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.
All offices are open, but remain available to the public
only by appointment. Staff continues to be available
by phone and email.
The division will continue to post updates related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and their impact to the industry. For questions on Oregon's response to COVID-19, please visit:
Jan 15, 2021 - The Director of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, pursuant to OAR 918-098-4002, has determined that the COVID-19 state of emergency may cause a workforce shortage among building codes inspectors or plans examiners. The Director has issued an order to all inspectors and plans examiners to invoke the flexibility of OAR 918-098-4002(2).
This Order ratifies any conduct in compliance with this Order that occurred from Dec. 29, 2020, through the date of this order. This Order remains in force until Executive Order 20-03 and the COVID-19 state of emergency expires, is terminated by the Governor, or until this order is otherwise terminated by the Director.
View the Director's order.