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Oregon Design Criteria Hub

Mapping tool

The Oregon Design Criteria Hub is an interactive mapping tool that provides site-specific climatic and geographic design criteria for construction projects governed by the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC).

This includes all of the following criteria:

  • Ground snow load
  • Basic design wind speed
  • Seismic Design Category
  • Weathering potential
  • Frost line depth
  • Decay potential
  • Air freezing index

The tool is being developed by Oregon State University’s (OSU) Oregon Explorer Program, which is a collaboration among OSU Libraries and Press (OSULP) and the Institute for Natural Resources (INR) at OSU. View the info sheet.