Structural And Energy Efficiency Specialty Codes


Published: 2015

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DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES,

BUILDING CODES DIVISION

 

DIVISION 460
STRUCTURAL
AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY SPECIALTY CODES

918-460-0000
Reasonable
Notice to Interested Parties
Prior to the
adoption, amendment, or repeal of any rule relating to the Oregon Structural
Specialty Code or the Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code, the Building
Codes Division must give notice of the proposed action:
(1) In
the Secretary of State's Bulletin referred to in ORS 183.360 at least 21 days prior
to the effective date;
(2) By
notifying persons and organizations on the interested parties mailing list established
under ORS 183.335(8) and OAR 918-001-0210.
[Publications:
Publications referenced are available from the agency.]
Stat.
Auth.: ORS 183.335

Stats.
Implemented: ORS 183.335

Hist.:
DC 63, f. & ef. 12-5-75; DC 9-1983, f. & ef. 3-15-83; Renumbered from 814-026-0000
& 814-026-0001; BCD 19-1998, f. 9-30-98, cert. ef. 10-1-98; BCD 5-2010, f. 5-14-10,
cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 4-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11; BCD 21-2011, f. 7-26-11,
cert. ef. 10-1-11
918-460-0010
Adopted
Oregon Structural Specialty Code
(1) The Oregon Structural Specialty
Code is adopted pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division 8.
(2) Effective July 1, 2014
the 2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code is:
(a) The 2012 Edition of the
International Building Code, as published by the International Code Council, and
amended by the Building Codes Division; and
(b) The energy provisions
adopted pursuant to OAR 918-460-0500.
(3)(a) For the purposes of
implementing a phase-in period for the 2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code,
the 2010 Oregon Structural Specialty Code is adopted for the period beginning
July 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2014.
(b) During the phase-in period
established in subsection (3)(a), all building departments in the state are required
to accept plans for structures designed to either the 2014 Oregon Structural
Specialty Code or to the 2010 Oregon Structural Specialty Code.
(4) Code requirements in
effect at the time a plan review or permit application is filed controls the construction
under the application unless the applicant agrees to be controlled by subsequent
changes.
[Publications: Publications referenced
are available from the agency.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.020,
455.110 & 455.447
Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.110
Hist.: DC 34, f. 6-5-74,
ef. 6-25-74; DC 36(Temp), f. & ef. 7-1-74; DC 37, f. 8-30-74, ef. 9-25-74; DC
45, f. 4-7-75, ef. 4-25-75; DC 51(Temp), f. & ef. 7-3-75 - 10-31-75; DC 61,
f. 11-20-75, ef. 1-1-76; DC 67, f. & ef. 2-19-76; DC 68, f. 3-3-76, ef. 4-1-76;
DC 76, f. 5-21-76, ef. 8-1-76; DC 77, f. 5-26-76, ef. 6-3-76; DC 84, f. 8-19-76,
ef. 10-1-76; DC 102, f. & ef. 11-1-77; DC 104, f. 12-1-77, ef. 12-10-77; DC
2-1978, f. 1-20-78, ef. 3-1-78; DC 18-1978, f. 5-4-78, ef. 5-15-78; DC 5-1978(Temp),
f. 2-22-78, ef. 3-1-78 thru 4-29-78; DC 29-1978, f. 10-27-78, ef. 1-1-79; DC 31-1978(Temp),
f. 12-8-78, ef. 1-1-79; DC 33-1978(Temp), f. 12-27-78, ef. 1-1-79; DC 6-1979 (Temp),
f. 3-13-79, ef. 4-1-79; DC 8-1979, f. 4-30-79, ef. 5-1-79/8-1-79/1-1-80; DC 12-1979(Temp),
f. 7-2-79, ef. 8-1-79; DC 13-1979, f. 11-1-79, ef. 12-1-79; DC 7-1980, f. 6-5-80,
ef. 7-1-80; DC 15-1980(Temp), f. & ef. 10-13-80; DC 11-1981, f. & ef. 7-20-81;
DC 13-1981, f. 10-30-81, ef. 11-1-81; DC 15-1981, f. 10-30-81, ef. 1-1-82; DC 9-1982,
f. & ef. 3-1-82; DC 14-1983, f. 6-23-83, ef. 8-1-83; DC 26-1984, f. 8-31-84,
ef. 9-15-84; DC 35-1984, f. & ef. 11-28-84; DC 14-1985(Temp), f. & ef. 6-21-85;
DC 21-1985, f. 12-18-85, ef. 1-1-86; DC 10-1986, f. 6-30-86, ef. 7-1-86; DC 19-1986,
f. 10-31-86, ef. 11-1-86; DC 5-1987(Temp), f. & ef. 3-26-87; DC 12-1987(Temp),
f. 4-21-87, ef. 4-24-87; BCA 7-1987, f. & ef. 9-3-1987; BCA 11-1987, f. &
ef. 10-21-87; BCA 12-1987, f. & ef. 11-5-87; Renumbered from 814-026-0005; BCA
34-1989, f. 12-21-89, cert. ef. 1-1-90; BCA 30-1990, f. 12-21-90, cert. ef. 1-1-92;
BCA 43-1991(Temp), f. 12-24-91, cert. ef. 1-1-92; BCA 3-1992(Temp), f. 3-4-92, cert.
ef. 3-5-92; BCA 12-1992, f. 6-29-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCA 27-1992, f. 12-29-92,
cert. ef. 1-1-93; BCA 3-1993(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-3-93; BCA 19-1993(Temp),
f. 8-26-93, crt. ef. 9-1-93; BCA 26-1993, f. 10-22-93, cert. ef. 11-1-93; BCD 6-1994,
f. 2-25-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; BCD 2-1996, f. 2-2-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; BCD 19-1998,
f. 9-30-98, cert. ef. 10-1-98; BCD 16-2004, f. 9-24-04, cert. ef. 10-1-04; BCD 1-2007,
f. 2-15-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; BCD 4-2010, f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 6-2011,
f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11; BCD 23-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11; BCD 7-2014,
f. 6-20-14, cert. ef. 7-1-14
918-460-0015
Amendments to the Oregon Structural
Specialty Code
(1) The Oregon Structural Specialty
Code is amended pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division 8. Amendments adopted
for inclusion into the Oregon Structural Specialty Code are placed in this rule,
showing the section reference, a descriptive caption, and a short description of
the amendment.
(2) Effective April 1, 2015
the Oregon Structural Specialty Code is amended according to the following:
(a) Amend Chapter 2 Definitions
to include definitions related to solar photovoltaic installations;
(b) Amend Section 1008.1.10
Panic and Fire Exit Hardware by changing the ampere threshold to 800 to align with
the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code. Clarifies that the Oregon Electrical Specialty
Code determines what constitutes a “work space”;
(c) Amend Table 1016.2 Exit
Access Travel Distance by adding “Note” (d) specifying exit travel distance;
(d) Amend Section 1018.1
Corridors by adding “Exception” (6) relating to fire-resistance rating;
(e) Amend Sections 1107.5.1
Group I-1 and 1107.6.4 Group R-4 by adding an “Exception” allowing folding
seats to be omitted and shower controls to be located on the side wall;
(f) Amend Section 2902.2
Separate Facilities by amending “Exception” (2), and adding “Exception”
(3); and
(g) Adopt Section 3111 Solar
Photovoltaic Panels/Modules.
[Publications: Publications referenced
are available from the agency.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 447.231,
447.247, 455.030, 455.110 & 455.112
Stats. Implemented: ORS 447.247,
455.110 & 455.112
Hist.: BCA 18-1993, f. 8-24-93,
cert. ef. 8-29-93; BCA 28-1993, f. 10-22-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; BCD 6-1994, f. 2-25-94,
cert. ef. 5-1-94; BCD 22-1994, f. 9-28-94, cert. ef. 1-1-95; BCD 31-1994(Temp),
f. & cert. ef. 12-23-94; BCD 32-1994, f. & cert. ef. 12-30-94; BCD 2-1995,
f. & cert. ef. 2-9-95; BCD 5-1995, f. & cert. ef. 3-15-95; BCD 2-1996, f.
2-2-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; BCD 6-1996, f. 3-29-96, cert. ef. 4-1-96; BCD 12-1997,
f. 9-10-97, cert. ef. 10-1-97; BCD 19-1998, f. 9-30-98, cert. ef. 10-1-98; BCD 24-1998(Temp),
f. & cert. ef. 12-1-98 thru 5-29-99; Temporary Rule repealed by BCD 3-1999,
f. 3-12-99, cert. ef. 4-1-99; BCD 5-1999, f. 6-17-99, cert. ef. 10-1-99; BCD 12-1999(Temp),
f. 9-23-99, cert. ef. 11-1-99 thru 4-28-00; BCD 2-2000 f. 1-14-00, cert. ef. 4-1-00;
BCD 20-2000, f. 9-15-00, cert. ef. 10-1-00; BCD 8-2001, f. 7-17-01, cert. ef. 10-1-01;
BCD 18-2001, f. 12-21-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; BCD 14-2003, f. 8-13-03, cert. ef. 10-1-03;
BCD 18-2003(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 11-14-03 thru 5-11-04; BCD 5-2004,f. &
cert. ef. 4-1-04; BCD 16-2004, f. 9-24-04, cert. ef. 10-1-04; BCD 21-2004, f. &
cert. ef. 10-1-04; BCD 9-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-7-05 thru 9-30-05; BCD
14-2005, f. & cert. ef. 7-5-05; BCD 18-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-12-05
thru 9-30-05; BCD 22-2005, f. 9-29-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05; BCD 23-2005, f. 9-29-05,
cert. ef. 10-1-05; BCD 1-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-06; BCD 9-2006, f. 6-30-2006,
cert. ef. 7-1-06; BCD 1-2007, f. 2-15-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; BCD 9-2008(Temp), f.
& cert ef. 6-25-08 thru 12-22-08; BCD 20-2008, f. 9-30-08, cert. ef. 10-1-08;
BCD 4-2010, f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 19-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11;
BCD 1-2011, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-11; BCD 14-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-13-11
thru 11-9-11; BCD 28-2011, f. 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11; BCD 30-2011, f. &
cert. ef. 11-1-11; BCD 32-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; BCD 1-2012, f. 1-31-12,
cert. ef. 2-1-12; BCD 8-2012, f. 8-31-12, cert. ef. 9-1-12; BCD 7-2014, f. 6-20-14,
cert. ef. 7-1-14; BCD 3-2015, f. 3-24-15, cert. ef. 4-1-15
918-460-0020
Master Plan Review Fee
Plans submitted to the division for approval in one or more municipalities as a "master plan" shall be reviewed at a minimum hourly rate of $70 per hour for each applicable specialty code with a minimum charge of one hour for structures less than 1,000 square feet. Structures 1,000 square feet and larger shall be reviewed using structural and fire and life safety plan review fees determined in accordance with OAR chapter 918, divisions 460 and 480, and the appropriate specialty codes. Fees for mechanical, plumbing and electrical plan reviews shall be determined in accordance with the appropriate specialty code and applicable administrative rules. This rule does not apply to plan reviews for prefabricated structures.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.685

Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.685

Hist.: DC 13-1981, f. 10-30-81, ef. 11-1-81; Renumbered from 814-026-0010; BCD 26-2001, f. 12-28-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02
918-460-0030
Fees for Plan Review and Permits
Fees for plan review and permits issued by the Division for construction, alteration and repair of prefabricated structures and of buildings and other structures as established by these rules and authorized by ORS 455.210, shall be determined by using the value for estimated construction cost as 83 percent of the value shown on the construction valuation table established April 1, 2001, and published by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), amended to include pole buildings not shown on the ICBO table, and to use the alternative (good) value for dwellings and apartment houses. A copy of the amended table, adjusted for Oregon, is attached to this rule and identified as Exhibit 1. The valuation for plan review of buildings whose occupancies and types of buildings not listed in the valuation table shall be established at the actual project cost, including profit and overhead.
[ED. NOTE: Exhibits referenced are available from the agency.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.210

Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.210

Hist.: BCA 12-1991(Temp), f. 5-15-91, cert. ef. 7-1-91; BCA 14-1991(Temp), f. 6-7-91, cert. ef. 7-1-91; BCA 27-1991, f. 8-29-91, cert. ef. 8-30-91; BCA 19-1992, f. & cert. ef. 9-15-92; BCA 14-1993(Temp), f. 6-30-93, cert. ef. 7-1-93; BCA 25-1993, f. 10-22-93, cert. ef. 11-1-93; BCD 19-1994, f. 8-30-94, cert. ef. 9-1-94; BCD 26-2001, f. 12-28-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02
918-460-0040
Fire and Life Safety Plan Review Fee
When a fire and life safety plan review is conducted under ORS 479.155, the fee shall be 40 percent of the structural permit fee. This fee is in addition to the 65 percent structural plan review fee.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.210

Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.210

Hist.: BCD 11-1994, f. & cert. ef. 4-25-94; BCD 19-1998, f. 9-30-98, cert. ef. 10-1-98
918-460-0050
Structural
Permit Fees
Effective July 1, 1999, the Building
Codes Division fees for administration of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code are found in Table 1-A. These fees are based on 130 percent of Table 3-A of the
1979 edition of the Uniform Building Code as published by the International Conference
of Building Officials, as authorized in ORS 455.210.
[Publications: Publications
referenced are available from the agency.]

[ED. NOTE:
Schedule referenced is not included in rule text. Click here for PDF copy of schedule.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.020
& 455.210
Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.210
Hist.: BCD 8-1999(Temp),
f. & cert. ef. 7-1-99 thru 12-27-99; BCD 11-1999, f. 9-7-99, cert. ef. 10-1-99;
BCD 4-2010, f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 6-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11;
BCD 23-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11; BCD 7-2014, f. 6-20-14, cert. ef. 7-1-14
918-460-0060
Fees for Consultation Services
The following fees are established for:
(1) Consultation services related to structural, mechanical and fire and life safety plans: $70 per hour or fraction thereof, with a minimum charge of one hour; and
(2) Consultation and approval of alternate materials and methods: $75 per hour or fraction thereof, with a minimum charge of one hour.
Stat Auth: ORS 455.020

Stats Implemented: ORS 455.020

Hist.: BCD 26-2001, f. 12-28-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02
918-460-0070
Phased Project and Deferred Submittal Fees
When requested to review and approve plans for phased construction or deferred plan submittals under the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, the following fees in addition to the applicable plan review and permit fees shall apply.
(1) Phased Projects. There shall be an application fee of $100 for each separate phase of the project. In addition, the plan review fee shall be increased in an amount equal to 10 percent of the building permit fee calculated according to OAR 918-460-0050 using the value of the particular phase of the project, not to exceed an additional $1,500 for each phase.
(2) Deferred Submittals. The fee for processing and reviewing deferred plan submittals shall be an amount equal to 65 percent of the building permit fee calculated according to OAR 918-460-0050 using the value of the particular deferred portion or portions of the project. This fee is in addition to the project plan review fee based on total project value.
[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.020

Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.020

Hist.: BCD 26-2001, f. 12-28-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02
918-460-0100
Applicability
of Agricultural Building Exemption to Wineries
The uniform applicability
of construction standards to wineries required by ORS 455.068, allows application
of an exemption from construction standards for a winery structure.
Stat. Auth.:
ORS 455.030

Stats.
Implemented: ORS 455.068, 455.315

Hist.:
BCD 17-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11
Oregon Energy
Efficiency Specialty Code
918-460-0500
Energy Provisions of the Oregon
Structural Specialty Code
(1) The energy provisions of the Oregon
Structural Specialty Code are adopted pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division
8.
(2) Effective July 1, 2014,
the energy provisions in Chapter 13 of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code are adopted in the publication titled 2014 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty
Code.
(3) The publication titled 2014 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code is based upon the 2010 edition
of the Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code, with additional Oregon amendments.
(4) For the purposes of implementing
a phase-in period for the energy provisions of the Oregon Structural Specialty
Code, the 2010 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code is adopted for
the period beginning July 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2014.
(5) During the phase-in period
established in subsection (4), all building departments in the state are required
to accept plans for structures designed to either the energy provisions in Chapter
13 of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code or to the 2010 Oregon Energy
Efficiency Specialty Code.
(6) Code requirements in
effect at the time a plan review or permit application is filed controls the construction
under the application unless the applicant agrees to be controlled by subsequent
changes.
(7) All references and code
provisions adopted in this rule, in OAR chapter 918, or in any specialty code adopted
thereunder to the Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code mean the energy
provisions of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code found in Chapter 13 of
the Oregon Structural Specialty Code.
[Publication: Publications referenced
are available from the agency.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.020,
455.030, 455.110, 455.505 & 455.511
Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.110
& 455.511
Hist.: BCD 5-2010, f. 5-14-10,
cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 4-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11; BCD 21-2011, f. 7-26-11,
cert. ef. 10-1-11; BCD 7-2014, f. 6-20-14, cert. ef. 7-1-14

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