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24.10.040 Codes.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 158651, 162695, 163908, 164950, 166111, 166436, 169312, 169905, 172737, 174891, 177414, 177433, 178745, 179125, 181359, 182370, 184140, 185545, 185798, 186932, 188781 and 189806, effective December 18, 2019.)

A.  Structural Specialty Code.  The provisions of the State of Oregon Structural Specialty Code 2019 Edition, as published by the International Code Council and known as the International Building Code 2018 Edition and amended by the Building Codes Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, including the appendices and standards adopted by the State of Oregon and excluding all of Chapter 1, except for Section 101.2 (“Scoping”), are hereby adopted by reference.  The provisions of Chapter 1 of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, as adopted and amended by the Building Codes Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, effective July 1, 2014, except for Section 101.2 (“Scoping”), are hereby adopted by reference.  The Structural Specialty Code is on file in the Development Services Center of the City of Portland.

B.  Compliance with recognized standards.  Where requirements of this Title do not provide necessary regulation or are not fully detailed with regard to processes, methods, specifications, equipment testing, and maintenance, standards of design, performance, and installation, and other pertinent criteria, the applicable standards and recommendation of the National Fire Protection Association, as set forth in its National Fire Code shall apply, a copy of which is on file in the City Auditor’s Office.  Said volumes and all subsequent editions are hereby incorporated in this Title by reference.

C.  Application of other titles.  Nothing in this Title is intended to permit the establishment or conversion of any structure or use of any land in any zone which is not in accordance with the applicable sections of Title 25 (Plumbing Regulations), Title 26 (Electrical Regulations), Title 27 (Heating and Ventilating Regulations), Title 33 (Planning and Zoning Regulations).

D.  Residential Code.  The provisions of the State of Oregon, Residential Specialty Code, 2017 Edition including Chapter 1 thereof, as adopted effective October 1, 2017 and published by the International Code Council, and known as the International Residential Code, 2015 Edition, and amended by the Building Codes Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, including the appendices and standards adopted by the State of Oregon, is hereby adopted by reference. The Residential Specialty Code is on file in the Development Services Center of the City of Portland.

E.  2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code.  The provisions of the 2019 Oregon Zero Energy Commercial Code, as published by the International Code Council, consisting of Chapter 13 of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, 2019 Edition, ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 – 2016,  and the International Energy Conservation Code, 2018 Edition, as amended by the Building Codes Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, are hereby adopted by reference.  The 2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code is on file in the Development Services Center of the City of Portland.