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Electrical Code Program

Adopted codes and standards

The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC). This code applies to all nonexempt electrical installations and alterations.

2023 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC)

An integrated codebook is not available, the table of amendments is designed to be used with the 2023 NEC.

Code update training

Are you an electrical inspector? Get information about certification renewals

Program publications and information

Electrical testing laboratories

Approved electrical testing laboratories

The division provides a list of electrical testing laboratories and product categories approved by the Electrical and Elevator Board as meeting the testing standard requirements for electrical safety as required by Oregon law and rule.

Previous codebook

2021 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC)
(Note: The integrated online version of this code is no longer available.)
Effective April 1, 2021
Based on the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC)
Oregon amendments to the 2020 NEC
2021 OESC - Code update training video