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Adopted codes online

The division works to ensure the adopted codes and standards are accessible. Eight of the adopted specialty codes are available to read online. The remaining codes consist of multiple standards listed on the program pages.

Amendments, errata, helpful tools, and additional information can be found on the code program pages.
The current or most recent code adoption process information can be found on the code adoption pages.

Commercial structures
2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC)
  • Effective Oct. 1, 2019
  • Based on the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • Chapter 1 interim amendments - Effective April 1, 2021
Energy efficiency
2021 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code (OEESC)
  • Effective April 1, 2021, with a six-month phase-in period
  • Mandatory Oct. 1, 2021
  • Construction standards: ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2019
2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code (OZERCC)
Residential structures
NEW 2021 Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC) 2017 Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC)
  • Effective Oct. 1, 2017 - Sept. 30, 2021
  • Based on the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
Electrical
2021 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC) - The integrated online version will be available soon.
Mechanical
2019 Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code (OMSC)
  • Effective Oct. 1, 2019
  • Based on the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC) and International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
Plumbing
NEW 2021 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC) 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC)


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