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DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES,
BUILDING CODES DIVISION

 

DIVISION 465

REACH CODE

918-465-0010

Reasonable Notice to Interested Parties

Prior to the adoption, amendment or repeal of any rule, relating to the Oregon Reach Code, the Building Codes Division shall provide notice of the proposed adoption, amendment or repeal:

(1) In the Secretary of State’s Oregon Bulletin referenced in ORS 183.360, at least 21 days prior to the effective date of the proposed adoption, amendment or repeal; and

(2) By making the notice available to persons as established under ORS 183.335(8).

[Publications: Publications referenced are available for review at the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.335, 455.020 & 455.496
Stat. Implemented: ORS 183.335
Hist.: BCD 16-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11

918-465-0020

Scope

The Oregon Reach Code is adopted to provide optional standards for the effective use of energy and the utilization of renewable energy technologies in the construction and design of buildings to provide approaches and techniques for achieving effective energy use and reducing negative impacts of the built environment.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.020, 455.496 & 455.500
Stat. Implemented: ORS 455.020 & 455.500
Hist.: BCD 16-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11

918-465-0030

Adopted the Oregon Reach Code

Effective July 1, 2011, the 2011 Oregon Reach Code is based on the November 2010 International Green Construction Code public version 2.0 and further amended by the Division.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available for review at the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.020, 455.496 & 455.500
Stat. Implemented: ORS 455.020 & 455.500
Hist.: BCD 16-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11

918-465-0040

Amendments to the Oregon Reach Code

The Oregon Reach Code is adopted and amended pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division 8. Amendments to the Oregon Reach Code are placed in this rule, with the section reference, a descriptive caption, and a short explanation of the amendment.

(1) Effective October 1, 2011, the following sections of the Oregon Reach Code are amended to address residential occupancies:

(a) Section 102.4.11 Residential Occupancies

(b) Section 102.4.11.1 Residential Mixed Use Occupancies

(c) Chapter 13 Residential Provisions. Chapter 13 addresses the requirements for residential construction, reconstruction, alterations and repairs proceeding under the Reach Code.

(2) Effective October 1, 2011, the following sections of the Oregon Reach Code are amended to address vegetative roofs:

(a) Table 303.1 Project Electives Checklist. Adding “Roof covering — vegetative roofs.”

(b) Section 404.3 Roof Coverings.

(c) Section 404.3.2 Vegetative Roofs. Allowing extensive or intensive vegetative roofs.

(d) Section 405.6 Vegetative Roofs. Addressing standards for installation of vegetative roofs.

(3) Effective October 1, 2011, Table 607.2.4(5) of the Oregon Reach Code is amended to address gas fueled Hot Water Boiler efficiencies:

(a) Minimum efficiency for gas fueled hot water boilers under 300,000 BTUs is 95.5% AFUE.

(b) Minimum efficiency for gas fueled hot water boilers between 300,000 BTUs and 2.5mBTUs is 94%.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available for review at the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 185.335, 455.020 455.496 & 455.500
Stat. Implemented: ORS 183.335, 455.020 & 455.500
Hist.: BCD 16-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; BCD 29-2011, f. 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11

918-465-0070

Fees for Plan Review and Permits

Fees for plan review and permits issued by the Division for construction, alteration and repair of prefabricated structures and of buildings and other structures as established by these rules and authorized by ORS 455.210, shall be determined in accordance with 918-460-0030, 918-440-0050, 918-480-0020 and 918-309-0030 through 918-309-0070 as appropriate.

[ED. NOTE: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.210
Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.210
Hist.: BCD 16-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; BCD 29-2011, f. 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11

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