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Oregon Electrical Specialty Code Review

Adopting the new model code

The division is working with the Electrical and Elevator Board to adopt the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) as the base model code for the new Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC).

The anticipated effective date is April 1, 2021.

The following is a draft Table 1-E showing the new and existing Oregon amendments to the 2020 NEC approved by the Electrical and Elevator Board.

2021 OESC - Draft Table 1-E amendments

Technical model code review committee

The board has appointed a technical model code review committee to review the provisions of the 2020 NEC and the existing Oregon amendments. This committee will provide a recommendation to the board for the adoption of the new OESC.

Notices and meetings

Scheduled meeting dates, times, and agendas will be posted below, along with notices and other important events during the code adoption process.

Code adoption events

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