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Boilers and Pressure Vessel Code Program

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

2021 Oregon Boiler and Pressure Vessel Specialty Code (OBPVSC)
Effective Oct. 1, 2021

This codebook consists of the following:

  • 2021 National Board Inspection Code ANSI/NB 23
  • 2021 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • 2020 ANSI/ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code
  • 2020 ANSI/ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code
  • 2019 ANSI/ASME B31.5 Refrigeration Piping Code
  • 2020 ANSI/ASME B31.9 Building Service Piping Code
  • 2019 NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazard Code
  • 2018 ASME CSD-1 Controls & Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers
  • 2019 ASME PVHO-1, Pressure Vessels for Human Occupancy
  • Oregon amendments, Table 2-b, to the model codes and standards
2021 OBPVSC - Code update summary

Program publications and information