Oregon Statutes - Chapter 455 - Building Code - Section 455.628 - Plan review exemption.

(1) The Department of Consumer and Business Services or a municipality administering and enforcing a building inspection program under ORS 455.148 or 455.150 may not require a plan review for one and two family dwellings that are of conventional light frame construction, as defined by the department by rule, if:

(a) The plans for the dwelling are designed and stamped by a professional engineer registered under ORS 672.102 or an architect registered under ORS 671.060; and

(b) The engineer or architect is certified by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services under ORS 455.720 as being qualified to examine one and two family dwelling plans.

(2) The department or municipality is exempt from liability for any damages arising from the nonperformance of a plan review pursuant to this section. [2003 c.367 §4; 2005 c.758 §21a]

Note: 455.628 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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