Small Home Specialty Code
The Small Home Specialty Code, established by ORS 455, requires that the 2018 International Residential Code, including but not limited to Appendix Q, be used for the design and construction of small homes. Statute defines a "small home" as a single-family residence that is not more than 400 square feet in size. For more information about small home construction standards
see ORS 455, including 455.616.
For more information on building permit requirements, please contact your
local building department.
Small home resources