Laws and Standards
All home inspections must be done according to the Standards of Practice and
Standards of Behavior [812-008-0201 thru 812-008-0214].
Home Inspector Consumer Protection Notice
This notice replaces the Home Inspector Summary and the Home Inspector Summary/Standards. By rule, Home Inspectors were required to provide their customers one of the two notices.
This online search provides valuable information on licensed contractors. Check to see if a contractor is actively licensed, check the complaint history and learn if there are outstanding CCB orders to pay damages.
Looking for a Home Inspector
This brochure offers important information when selecting and working with a home inspector.
Lead Base Paint Frequently asked questions for sale of property or target housing on the Certified LBPR Contractors License and the RRP program.
Oregon woodstove frequently asked questions for the sale of property.
when selling real estate that includes a domestic well, property owners are required to test the water for arsenic, nitrate and total coliform bacteria. Starting January 1 2010.
Oregon Smoke Alarm – http://egov.oregon.gov/OSP/SFM/index.shtml
Oregon Carbon Monoxide Alarm – http://egov.oregon.gov/OSP/SFM/CommEd_CO_Program.shtml
Permanent Carbon Monoxide Alarm Rules
Effective December 28, 2010
Oregon Carbon Monoxide Alarm PDF – http://www.oregon.gov/OSP/SFM/docs/Comm_Ed/CO_Q-A.pdf?ga=t
licensed in Washington Inspectors in the state of Washington, you must be by July 1, 2010.
New Home Warranties
The information in this brochure helps homeowners understand what a warranty is and the warranty requirements on a newly constructed home In Oregon.
Manufactured Dwelling Repairs
Repairs to manufactured dwelling sometimes require special circumstances that may need to be considered.