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Building Codes Division
Notice and Agenda

 

BUILDING CODES STRUCTURES BOARD
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, September 10, 2003, 9 a.m.
Conference Room "A", Building Codes Division
1535 Edgewater NW, Salem, Oregon

 

I. DISCUSSION ON THE PASSAGE OF SB 906

 

A. Changes in Board roles and responsibilities


B. Board member recognition

 

II. BOARD BUSINESS

 

A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Approval of the Agenda and Order of Business
D. Approval of the Regular Board Meeting Minutes: August 6, 2003
E. Date of the Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting: November 5, 2003

 

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This time is set aside for persons wishing to address the board on matters not on the agenda. Speakers will be limited to five minutes, unless extended by the board chair. The board chair reserves the right to further limit or exclude repetitious or irrelevant presentations. If written material is included, 20 three-hole punched copies of all information to be distributed to board members should be given to the Recorder prior to the meeting. Action will not be taken at this meeting on citizen comments. The board, however, after hearing from interested citizens, may place items under new business on a future agenda so proper notice may be given to all interested parties. If no one wishes to comment, the next scheduled agenda item will be considered.

 

IV. COMPLIANCE REPORT

 

A. Compliance cases for board review - Roseanne Nelson and Allen Aschim

 

Repeat Violators

 

1. Roth-Zachry Heating, Inc., assessment of $1,000 civil penalty for installing a furnace in a single family dwelling, for the account of another, without a mechanical permit, in Portland.

 

2. Central Oregon Heating & Cooling, Inc., assessment of $1,000 civil penalty for installing mechanical duct work in conjunction with the installation of a heat pump unit and furnace, for the account of another, without a mechanical permit, in Madras.

 

3. Randall Bates, assessment of $2,000 civil penalty for constructing or arranged for the construction of a wood structure and construction of an Internet transmission tower, without building permits, in Cascade Locks.

 

B. Summary of compliance actions previously taken by the division for cases IV.B.1 - 10 & 11 -17.
(No Board action required)

 

V. STAFF REPORTS

 

Legislative Update - Andrea Simmons

 

VI. COMMUNICATIONS

 

A. Appeal of a decision by Clackamas County Building Department regarding size of emergency escape or rescue openings.

 

B. Appeal of a decision by City of Bend Building Department regarding maximum distance that an underfloor clean out can be from an access opening.

 

C. Appeal of a decision by City of Eugene Building Department regarding shaft enclosures.

 

D. Appeal of a decision by City of Beaverton Building Department regarding the installation of a platform and guardrail adjacent to an existing roof-top HVAC unit.

 

VII. APPEALS - None

 

VIII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

A. Building Codes Division is requesting the Board's concurrence with the two-phase implementation of OSSC-02-54 wired glass code change. - Attachment

 

B. Board recommendation of model structural code. - timeline

 

IX. NEW BUSINESS - None

 

X. ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

A. The Structural Engineering Committee will meet 9:30 a.m., September 17, 2003, at Miller Consulting Engineers, 9570 SW Barbur Boulevard, Suite 100, Portland, Oregon 97219.

 

B. The Energy Committee will meet 9 a.m., September 24, 2003, in BCD's Conference Room "A", 1535 Edgewater NW, Salem, OR 97304.

 

C. Structural Code Committee will meet 9 a.m., September 18, 2003, in BCD's Conference Room "C", 1535 Edgewater NW, Salem, OR 97304.

 

D. The Dwelling/Mechanical Code Committee will meet 9 a.m., September 4, 2003, at OBIA, 375 Taylor NE, Salem, OR 97303.

 

XI. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

VEHICLES WITH "E" PLATES SHOULD NOT BE PARKED IN "CUSTOMER ONLY" SPACES.


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