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Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code Adoption

Adoption information

2022 Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code (OMSC)

Effective: Oct. 1, 2022 with a *3-month phase-in period
Mandatory: Jan. 1, 2023

*During the phase-in period, use of the 2019 OMSC or the 2022 OMSC is permitted.

Codebook availability

  • The published codebook is anticipated to become available for purchase in early to middle October 2022.
  • The read-only online version is anticipated to become available and posted here in middle to late October 2022.
  • A summary of amendments to the base codes is anticipated to be posted here the first week of October 2022.

Code review and adoption events and notices

All code adoption events and notices for the Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code (OMSC) are posted here and remain posted until the beginning of the next code adoption cycle.


Comments and testimony

Verbal testimony

To sign up in advance to provide oral testimony at a code review committee meeting, please email bcd.ptsptech@oregon.gov. Instructions for providing testimony will be sent to you.

Written testimony

Please email written testimony for the code review committee to bcd.ptsptech@oregon.gov at least 24 hours before the meeting. Include your name, organization, and the related agenda item.

Code amendment proposals