Oregon Statutes - Chapter 701 - Construction Contractors and Contracts - Section 701.335 - Recommended maintenance schedule; rules.

(1) A contractor that constructs a new residential structure or zero-lot-line dwelling shall provide a recommended maintenance schedule to the first purchaser or owner of the structure or dwelling.

(2) The Construction Contractors Board shall adopt rules specifying the minimum information that a contractor shall provide to a first purchaser or owner under subsection (1) of this section. The minimum information shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:

(a) Definitions and descriptions of moisture intrusion and water damage.

(b) An explanation of how moisture intrusion and water damage can occur.

(c) A description and recommended schedule for maintenance to prevent moisture intrusion.

(d) Advice on how to recognize the signs of water damage.

(e) Appropriate steps to take when water damage is discovered.

(3) The board shall make the information developed under this section available without charge to contractors that construct new residential structures or zero-lot-line dwellings. [2007 c.648 §13]

Note: 701.335 applies to new residential structures and zero-lot-line dwellings for which the contractor completes construction on or after July 1, 2008. See section 30, chapter 648, Oregon Laws 2007.

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