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24.20.030 Qualifications and Certification of Special Inspectors.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 161315 and 176955, effective October 9, 2002.) Special Inspections shall be either denominated "Class A," "Class B - Trainee," or "Class C" Special Inspectors.

A. "Class A" Special Inspectors. As minimum evidence for qualification of certification as a Special Inspector, an applicant shall successfully complete a written and oral examination prescribed by the Director as well as providing evidence sufficient to show that the Applicant has met one of the following experience prerequisites:

1. At least 3 years of experience in construction inspection, testing or design work, of such nature or character as the Director may by rule provide; or

2. Successful completion of a training program of such nature or character as the Director may by rule provide. Application for examination for certification as a Class A Special Inspector shall be made by submission of a completed form furnished by the Director and payment of the certification fee. A separate application shall be submitted for each category of certification desired. When satisfied as to their experience and after satisfactory completion of the examination, the Director shall issue certificates to Class A Special Inspectors. Such certificates will be valid for one year from the date of issuance. Class A Special Inspectors must apply for renewal within 30 days following expiration of an existing certificate.

B. "Class B - Trainee" Special Inspectors. As minimum evidence of qualification for certification as a Special Inspector, an applicant shall successfully complete a written examination prescribed by the Director as well as participate in a training program of such nature or character as the Director may by rule provide. A "Class B - Trainee" Special Inspector shall work under the supervision of an inspection agency approved by the Director.

Upon successful completion of the training program and an oral interview prescribed by the Director, the special Inspector may submit an application to be certified as a "Class A" Special Inspector.

C. "Class C" Special Inspectors. Upon approval of the Director, the Oregon registered professional engineer or architect of record and persons under their direct supervision may provide the required special inspection as otherwise provided by this Chapter.

The duties and responsibilities for a "Class C" Special Inspector are the same as a "Class A" and "Class B - Trainee" Special Inspector, and the name(s) of any such person(s) performing inspections shall appear on the permit documents.

D. The Bureau of Development Services will maintain a current list of "Class A" and "Class B - Trainee" Special Inspectors available for public inspection.

Title 24 Building Regulat
Chapter 24.10 Administration and Enforcement
Chapter 24.15 Definitions
Chapter 24.20 Special Inspections
Chapter 24.25 Movings of Buildings
Chapter 24.30 Home Occupations
Chapter 24.35 Historical Buildings
Chapter 24.40 Use of and Projections Over Public Streets and Property
Chapter 24.45 Parking and Driveway Surfaces
Chapter 24.50 Flood Hazard Areas
Chapter 24.51 Wildfire Hazard Zones
Chapter 24.55 Building Demolition
Chapter 24.60 Fences
Chapter 24.65 Sidewalk Vault Openings
Chapter 24.70 Clearing, Grading and Erosion Control
Chapter 24.75 Uniform Building Address System
Chapter 24.80 (Repealed)
Chapter 24.85 Seismic Design Requirements for Existing Buildings
Chapter 24.90 Manufactured Dwelling Installation and Accessory Structures, Manufactured Dwelling Parks, Recreation Parks, Recreational Park Trailer Installation and Accessory Structures
Chapter 24.95 (Repealed)