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Reach Code

The Oregon Reach Code is a statewide optional energy construction standard approved by the Building Codes Division.

The Oregon Reach Code is separate from the state building code and applicable at the designer’s and contractor’s discretion. This code does not limit the authority of the building official to consider other proposed alternate methods encompassing the same subject matter.

Residential Reach Code

The Oregon Residential Reach Code provides an additional choice for builders, consumers and contractors to increase energy efficiency for the construction of structures regulated by the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC).

2021 Oregon Residential Reach Code (ORRC)
Effective Aug. 6, 2021

Commercial Reach Code

The Oregon Commercial Reach Code provides an additional choice for builders, consumers and contractors to increase energy efficiency for the construction of structures regulated by the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC).

The Oregon Commercial Reach Code (ORCC) is currently in the process of being adopted.
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Executive Order 20-04

In March 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order 20-04, with performance-based directives intended to build upon the ongoing prescriptive requirements of Executive Order 17-20. Learn more about Executive Order 20-04 .