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Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code adoption

About the next edition of the code

The State Plumbing Board has announced the beginning of the code adoption process for the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC).

Anticipated effective date: Oct. 1, 2023.

The next edition of the OPSC will be based on the following:

  • 2021 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC) based on the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
  • Public code amendment proposals

Throughout the code adoption process important notices and events will be posted on this page.


Code adoption events and timeline

Public code amendment proposals

  1. McKenzie W. James | Air admittance valve definition
  2. McKenzie W. James | Food carts
  3. McKenzie W. James | Premise isolation definition
  4. Mike Ditty | Dead legs
  5. Mike Ditty | Fittings in sewage ejector lines
  6. Area 1 JATC Apprenticeship | Cleanout access to underfloor space
  7. Area 1 JATC Apprenticeship | Cleanout access to underfloor space alt.
  8. Vincent Chavez | Hydromechanical Grease Interceptor
  9. Mike Ditty | Storm sewer location
  10. Mike Ditty | Prohibit short turn fittings in storm sewer system

Code related comments and testimony

Verbal testimony

To sign up in advance to provide oral testimony at a code review committee meeting, please email bcd.ptsptech@dcbs.oregon.gov.

Written testimony

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