Oregon Statutes - Chapter 455 - Building Code - Section 455.165 - Standards for building codes information collected and maintained by municipalities; rules.

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Form and format” has the meaning given that term in ORS 455.097.

(b) “Standards” means the content, processing, form and format of building codes information collected and maintained by municipalities.

(2) The Department of Consumer and Business Services may adopt rules establishing building codes information standards for municipalities administering and enforcing building inspection programs. The department shall design the standards to ensure consistency between municipalities regarding building inspections, permits, plans specifications and other building codes information. The department may not adopt standards that:

(a) Waive any requirement imposed by statute or by rule of another state agency for submitting building permit applications, building plans, specifications or other building program information in physical form.

(b) Require a municipality to assume or expand a building inspection program or to provide additional building inspection program services. [2007 c.69 §3]

Note: 455.165 was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 455 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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