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ENB-13.07 - Construction Contractor Registration

Administrative Rule Adopted by Bureau Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority

To ensure compliance with ORS 701.055 which requires contractors to show proof of registration before permits can be issued, and requires homeowners and others to sign a form regarding compliance with the law.

Applies to all contractors, sub-contractors, specialty contractors working on both residential and commercial jobs of any size. Also includes specific provisions regarding residential work performed by owners, commercial owners, and authorized agents acting on behalf of owners.

Permit Center/Plan Review
A) Contractors - i.e. receives compensation for work
1) Request Construction Contractors Board registration number from all contractors. If contractor has pocket card or has previously given us the number, enter the number on the computer. If the contractor does not have the card or is not registered with the board, process the application and put an administrative hold on the computer application status screen. Inform the contractor that the permit will not be issued until we get the number. Do not issue the permit unit the number is received.
2) When the permit is issued, place the contractors registration number on the permit.
B) Homeowners and persons doing work on their residence, if residence is not to be sold.
1) Applicants in this class must sign the "Information Notice to Property Owners About Construction Responsibilities" (Attachment "A"). Have the applicant sign the form, one copy goes to the applicant and one goes into the residential notebook. If the applicant is using a general contractor, enter the registration number in the computer. If the applicant does not have the number, place an administrative hold on the application until the number is received.
2) When the permit is issued, place the contractors registration number (if applicable) on the permit.
C) Commercial owners and authorized agents (including engineers and architects) for owners.
1) Applicants in this class must sign the "Information Notice to Property Owners About Construction Responsibilities" (modified) (Attachment "A").
2) If applicants in this class have hired a general contractor the number must be noted on the permit record.
See State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board listing dated January 10, 1990 (Attachment "B").
For situations not covered in paragrpahs A, B & C contact the Permit Center Supervisor or the Plans Review Manager.
Please note: Copies of Attachments "A," "B" and "C" can be obtained from the permit Center.

Filed by Bureau of Development Services for inclusion in PPD September 29, 2004.
Originally published as Bureau of Buildings Procedure No. B-1-21 dated March 12, 1990.

Table of Contents
ENB-13.01 - Charges for Photocopying Material for the Public
ENB-13.02 - Charges for Researching Documents for the Public
ENB-13.03 - Faxing Permit Applications & Permits
ENB-13.04 - Fee Refunds
ENB-13.06 - Code Hearing Complaints
ENB-13.07 - Construction Contractor Registration
ENB-13.08 - Handling of Under/Over Payment of Mail-in Permits
ENB-13.09 - Confidentiality of Complainants
ENB-13.10 - Approval of Permanent Electrical Power to One and Two Family Dwellings
ENB-13.12 - Inspection and Warrant Policy
ENB-13.13 - Service to Film Companies
ENB-13.14 - Plan Review for Amateur Radio Tower Antenna Structures
ENB-13.15 - Removal of Architectural Barriers in Existing Multi-Tenant Buildings
ENB-13.16 - Plan Review Procedure for Doctor's and Dentist's Office
ENB-13.17 - Residential Plumbing Plan Review and Field Issuance of Permits
ENB-13.18 - Standard for Granting Extensions to Correct Code Violations
ENB-13.19 - Sewer Repair Work Orders for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings
ENB-13.20 - Report on Program Improvements: Neighborhood Inspections and Code Enforcement
ENB-13.21 - Recurring Environmental Violation Enforcement Process and Fines
ENB-13.22 - Fee Waivers
ENB-13.23 - Permitting Original Art Murals