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Residential Structures Code Program

The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC). This code applies to the construction, reconstruction, and repair of one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses.

Program news and updates

2020 Oregon Residential Specialty Code adoption: Get more information about the new code.

Adopted codebook

2017 Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC)

    Effective Oct. 1, 2017
    Based on the 2015 International Residential Code


The following are supplemental amendments adopted as part of the code:

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