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Oregon State Building Code

The Building Codes Division adopts, amends, and interprets specialty codes that make up the Oregon State Building Code. The division administers each code through specialized code programs. Program staff members work with local building officials, industry professionals, advisory boards, and the public to adopt new codes and standards, approve new methods and materials, and maintain a uniform building code throughout the state.

Code programs

Code adoption and review

The division works with board-appointed committees to review the technical and scientific components of national model codes and the adopted State Building Code.

Learn more about this adoption cycle

Executive Orders

The division is working with the appropriate boards to meet the code related requirements of the Governor's Executive Orders 17-20 and 20-04.

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