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Boilers and Pressure Vessel Code Program


Oregon Boiler and Pressure Vessel Specialty Code adoption

The division is working with the Board of Boiler Rules to adopt the next edition of the code. Follow the code adoption process.

The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Boiler and Pressure Vessel Specialty Code (OBPVSC). This code applies to the installation, alteration, and repair procedures of certain boilers, pressure vessels, pressure piping, parts, and items.

Adopted codes and standards

2018 Oregon Boiler and Pressure Vessel Specialty Code (OBPVSC)
Effective Oct. 1, 2018

This codebook consists of the following:

  • 2015 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • 2016 ANSI/ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code
  • 2016 ANSI/ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code
  • 2016 ANSI/ASME B31.5 Refrigeration Piping Code
  • 2017 ANSI/ASME B31.9 Building Service Piping Code
  • 2017 National Board Inspection Code ANSI/NB 23
  • 2015 NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazard Code
  • 2015 ASME CSD-1 Controls & Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers
  • Oregon amendments to the model codes and standards

Code program information

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