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Commercial Structures Code Program

The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC). This code applies to any construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, and installation of materials and equipment in or part of commercial building structures.

Program news and updates

2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC) and (OEESC) Adoption
Follow the adoption process.

Adopted codebook

2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC)
Effective July 1, 2014
Based on the 2012 International Building Code (IBC)


The following are supplemental amendments adopted as part of the code and became effective on the date specified:


The following are corrections to the published codebook:

Code adoption information

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