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From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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State Codes & Rules

The City of Portland adopts the following State of Oregon Building, Energy, Solar, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing codes. The State Building Codes Division publishes an overview and information about these codes.

Residential (one and two family dwellings, townhouses and rowhouses):

Commercial (including structures containing three or more dwelling units):



General Energy Code compliance information and forms


Mechanical Code:

Electrical Code:

Plumbing Code:

Archived State Codes

These are prior editions of codes that are no longer in effect, and are included here for reference only.

Copies of the Codes

Copies of the codes may also be viewed and purchased at the following locations.

Useful Links

Links and related information