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2011 Oregon Residential Specialty Code Committee

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Purpose
Members
Notices, agendas, minutes, and archived videos
Meeting handouts and submitted documents
Code amendment proposal process (Form #2652)
New code amendment proposals
Code changes (by chapter)
Code changes for chapters 1-24 Reviewed by the Residential and Manufactured Structures Board on 12/8/10
Matrix of code changes
Final matrix approved by the Residential and Manufactured Structures Board on 12/8/10
 
Contact
If you have questions regarding the information on this page, please contact
Dana Fischer, Code Para-Technical Specialist, at Dana.C.Fischer@state.or.us or 503-373-0226.
 
For information on committee activities and processes, please contact
Rich Baumann, Policy Analyst, at Richard.J.Baumann@state.or.us or 503-373-7559.

 
Purpose
To serve and assist the Residential Structures Board in technical review for the adoption of the 2008 Oregon Residential Specialty Code. The following will be reviewed: model code changes from the 2003 to the 2006 International Residential Code, existing Oregon amendments, new proposed code amendments, and existing interpretative rulings.

Members
Name
Representing
Johnathan Balkema

Oregon Home Builders Assoc.
Director of Codes & Safety
Mike Goodrich
Legend Homes Corporation
Residential contractor
Tracy Hankin

Hankins Construction
Remodel contractor
Gary Lampella

City of Redmond
Building Official
Ravi Mahajan

Clackamas County
Engineer
Eric McMullen Oregon State Fire Marshal
Fire Marshal, McMinnville Fire Department
Alan Seymour

Department of Energy
Energy Code Analyst

Notices, agendas, minutes, and archived videos
Sept. 15, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video
August 25, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video (AM) *
Archived video (PM)
August 10, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video
July 28, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video
July 14, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video (AM)
Archived video (PM)
June 30, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video (AM)
Archived video (PM)
June 16, 2010 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes Archived video
   * Due to streaming difficulties, the recorded video begins at 9:20 a.m.

Meeting handouts and submitted documents
Sept 15, 2010 Submitted by Pacific Propane Gas Association - testimony opposing code change proposal ORSC11-30
  Submitted by Nice & Warm, Vent-Free Gas Heat - testimony opposing code change proposal ORSC11-30
   
August 25, 2010 Submitted by Alan Seymour and Johnathan Balkema, with BCD input - proposed changes to R408.1 Ventilation
  Submitted by Alan Seymour - Proposed Measure Changes to Table N1104.1(1)
  Submitted by Alan Seymour - Proposed Editorial Changes to Table N1104.1(1)
  Submitted by Alan Seymour - Proposed changes to R506.2.3 Vapor Retarder
  Submitted by Johnathan Balkema, OHBA - Revision for Chapter 1, Section R105.2
  Submitted by Johnathan Balkema, OHBA - Revision for Chapter 24, Section G2445.8
   
July 28, 2010

Submitted by Joe Andre, NEMA - Carbon Monoxide Alarm comments in response to code proposal BCD-6

 
 
 
July 14, 2010

Submitted by BCD - modified language for R315 Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Submitted testimony by City of Ashland - Residential Fire Sprinklers
Submitted testimony by National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Submitted by Alan Seymour: Analysis of "Vapor Retarder"
Submitted by Alan Seymour: Analysis of "Section 302.13"
Submitted by Underwriter Laboratories: "Carbon Monoxide Alarms"
Submitted by Alan Seymour: Revised language for Definitions, Chapter 2
Submitted by Marc Betts: Testimony regarding Fire Sprinklers

 
 
   
June 30, 2010

Modified language for the definition of "Deck, Attached" and "Balcony, Exterior"
Key for color coded language
Submitted by Johnathan Balkema - modified language for the definitions of "Attic, Habitable"
Submitted by Johnathan Balkema - modified language for R302.6 Dwelling/garage fire separation
Submitted by BCD - modified language for R315 Carbon Monoxide Alarms

   
June 16, 2010 Goals and Outcomes
Fiscal Impact Questions