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Electrical Code Program

The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC). This code applies to all nonexempt electrical installations and alterations.

Adopted codebook

2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC)
Effective Oct. 1, 2017
Based on the 2017 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC)


Electrical testing laboratories

Approved electrical testing laboratories
The division provides a list of electrical testing laboratories and product categories approved by the Electrical and Elevator Board as meeting the testing standard requirements for electrical safety as required by Oregon law and rule.

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