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Eugene, Oregon Building Codes

Building Codes References

• Oregon has adopted a state-wide building code (Oregon Structural Specialty Code) based on the ICBO codes with amendments. Questions about Oregon’s Structural Specialty Code should be directed to, Building Codes Division, State of Oregon, (503) 378-4133.
• For additional information about Oregon’s energy code, contact the Office of Energy, (800) 221-8035.
The 2010 editions of the Oregon Codes for Structural, Mechanical, Energy Efficiency and Fire are effective July 1, 2010. More info here.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling Code2008 Oregon Residential Specialty Code (2006 IRC)Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Structural Code2007 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (2006 IBC)Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Plumbing Code2008 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (2006 UPC)Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Mechanical Code2007 Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code (2006 IMC, 2006 IFGC)Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Electrical Code2008 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (2008 NEC)Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Accessibility Code2007 Oregon Structural Specialty Code, Chapter 11Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Energy Code2007 Oregon Structural Specialty Code, Chapter 13Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online
Elevator Code2005 Oregon Elevator Specialty Code (2004 ASME A17.1 and 2002 ASME A17.3Building Tech Bookstore, (800) 275-2665 or online

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralPermit and Information Center
Phone: (541) 682-5613
PlumbingPermit and Information Center
Phone: (541) 682-5613
MechanicalPermit and Information Center
Phone: (541) 682-6801
ElectricalPermit and Information Center
Phone: (541) 682-6801
AccessibilityPermit and Information Center
Phone: (541) 682-6801
Historic PreservationKen Guzowski
Senior Planner
Phone: (541) 682-5562
Fax: (541) 682-5572
Fire MarshalFire Marshal's Office
Phone: (541) 682-5411
ZoningZoning Requirements
Phone: (541) 682-8336
PlanningPlanning Dept.
Phone: (541) 682-5377
Public WorksPublic Works Engineering
Phone: (541) 682-8400
Parks/RecreationParks and Open Space Dept.
Phone: (541) 682-4800
Fax: (541) 682-4882
AviationEugene Airport
Phone: (541) 682-5430
Fax: (541) 682-6838

Other Building Codes

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