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History of Building Codes Adoptions

The following chronology lists the building codes adopted and amended by the State of Oregon.
 
Boilers and pressure vessels
Electrical
Elevators
Manufactured dwellings
Mechanical
Plumbing
Residential structures
Structural
Other agencies
 
Boilers
Boilers And Pressure Vessels
 
Electrical
Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC)

Edition

Effective date

2008 (NEC) April 1, 2008

2005 (NEC)

April 1, 2005

2002 (NEC)

October 1, 2002

1999 (NEC)

April 1, 2000

1996 (NEC)

October 1, 1996

1993 (NEC)

July 1, 1993

1990 (NEC)

July 1, 1990

1987 (NEC)

May 1, 1987

1984 (NEC)

July 1, 1984

1981 (NEC)

October 1, 1981

1978 (NEC)

January 1, 1978

1975 (NEC)

July 1, 1975

1971 (NEC)

May 1, 1972 (est.)

1968 (NEC)

January 1, 1969

 
Elevators
Elevator Standards
 
Manufactured Dwellings
Manufactured Dwellings
 
Mechanical

Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code (OMSC)

Edition

Effective date

2006 (IMC) April 1, 2007

2003 (IMC)

October 1, 2004

2000 (IMC)

October 1, 2002

1998 (IMC)

October 1, 1999

1994 (UMC)

April 1, 1996

1991 (UMC)

January 1, 1993

1988 (UMC)

January 1, 1990

1985 (UMC)

May 1, 1986

1982 (UMC)

August 1, 1983

1979 (UMC)

July 1, 1980

1976 (UMC)

March 1, 1978

1973 (UMC)

July 1, 1974

 
Plumbing

Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC)

Edition

Effective date

2006 (UPC) April 1, 2008

2003 (UPC)

April 1, 2005

1997 (UPC)

April 1, 2000

1994 (UPC)

April 1, 1996

1991 (UPC)

February 1, 1992

1988 (UPC)

January 1, 1990

1985 (UPC)

January 1, 1987

1980 (based on 1979)

October 13, 1984

1979 (UPC)

July 1, 1981

1976 (UPC)

January 1, 1978

1973 (UPC)

February 1, 1975

 
Residential Structures
(Previously Oregon One & Two-Family Dwelling Specialty Code)

Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC)

Edition

Effective date

2006 (IRC) April 1, 2008

2003 (IRC)

April 1, 2005

2000 (IRC)

April 1, 2003

1998 - (Int. 1 & 2)

April 1, 2000

1995 (CABO)

April 1, 1996

1992 (CABO)

April 1, 1995

1992 (CABO)

May 1, 1993

1989 (CABO)

April 1, 1990

1986 (CABO)

Not adopted

1983 (CABO)

May 1, 1986

 
Structural

Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC)

Edition

Effective date

2006 (IBC) April 1, 2007

2003 (IBC)

October 1, 2004

1997 (UBC)

Oregon Amended 1998, 4/99, 10/99, 4/00, 10/00, 10/01, 1/02, 10/03

1997 (UBC)

October 1, 1998

1994 (UBC)

April 1, 1996

1991 (UBC)

January 1, 1993

1988 (UBC)

January 1, 1990

1985 (UBC)

July 1, 1986

1982 (UBC)

August 1, 1983

1979 (UBC)

July 1, 1980

1976 (UBC)

March 1, 1978

1973 (UBC)

July 1, 1974

 

Code programs

Where to order code books and standards

 
Other Agency Regulated Codes

Oregon State Fire Code

 
   
   
 

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