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Electrical Code Program


Interim amendments to the 2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC)

The division has adopted interim amendments to the 2017 OESC.
These amendments are effective Oct. 1, 2020.

View the updated table of Oregon amendments.

2021 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC) adoption

The division is working with the Electrical and Elevator Board to adopt the next edition of the OESC.

Get more information about the next code.

Adopted codes and standards

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.

2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC)
Effective Oct. 1, 2017
Based on the 2017 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code
Oregon amendments to the 2017 NEC Updated Oct. 2020

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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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