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Building Codes Structures Board
Regular meeting agenda

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
Conference Room A
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Building Codes Division
1535 Edgewater St. NW
P.O. Box 14470
Salem, OR 97309-0404
(503) 378-4133
FAX (503) 378-2322

I. Board business

A. Call to order
B. Roll call
C. Approval of agenda and order of business
D. Approval of the June 12, 2013, board meeting minutes
E. Date of the next regularly scheduled meeting: August 6, 2014


II. Public comment

This time is available for individuals wanting to address the board on non-agenda items only. The board will not take action on non-agenda items raised under public comment at this meeting. Testimony on agenda items will be heard when the item is called. (See "Issues to remember when addressing the board" at the end of this agenda.)


III. Reports

A. Building Codes Division report
B. Training demo
C. Proposed administrative changes to Oregon Structural Specialty Code relating to fire service and building official authority
D. Program update


IV. Communications

Update on simple plan review process


V. Appeals - None


VI. Unfinished business - None


VII. New business

Board review and provide a recommendation to the Administrator for modification to Section 907.2.3 Group E occupancies in the 2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code


VIII. Announcements

Code-change training will begin with the 2014 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC). The training dates and locations are listed below:

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Blue Mtn. Community College, Pendleton
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Local 290 Training Center, Redmond
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
PGE Education Center, Wilsonville
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Jackson County Library, Medford
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
PUC, Tillamook
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 12, 2014
PGE Education Center, Wilsonville
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

NEW - Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Willamalane Center, Springfield
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The division has created a new Training Program website that lists all of the training activities and upcoming training opportunities.


IX. Adjournment



Issues to remember when addressing the board:

  • All public participation is subject to the discretion of the board Chair for order of testimony, length and relevance.
  • Speakers are generally limited to five minutes.
  • Please register on the attendance registration form and on the public testimony registration form, listing the appropriate agenda item.
  • The board Chair will call you to the front testimony table.
  • Please state your name and the organization you represent (if any).
  • Always address your comments through the Chair.
  • If written material is included, please provide 20 three-hole-punched copies of all information to the boards coordinator prior to the start of the meeting and, when possible, staff respectfully requests an electronic copy of materials 24 hours prior to the meeting.
Interpreter services or auxiliary aids for persons with disabilities are available upon advance request. Persons making presentations including the use of video, DVD, PowerPoint, or overhead projection equipment are asked to contact boards coordinator 24 hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, please contact Debi Barnes-Woods at (503) 378-6787.

Please do not park vehicles with "E" plates in "customer only" spaces.

Note: For information regarding re-appointments or board vacancies, please visit the Governor's website.