The Building Permit Process - Keys to Avoiding Setbacks

This course helps contractors navigate the building permit process and includes tips for a better experience with your local building department, as well as some pitfalls to avoid in the development process. Subject matters include:

  • Overview of the Development Process
  • Land Use Approval and Public Infrastructure Requirements
  • Local Building Construction Permit Process
  • History of the Statewide Building Code
  • Authority and Responsibilities provided by State law
  • Arrangement and use of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code - tips and tools for working with the code and associated laws
  • The Local Building Department
  • Navigation of the Local Building Department requirements for Construction Plan Review and Field Inspection
  • Common reasons plans are rejected during the Plan Review Process
  • Common Field Inspection corrective notices
  • Avoiding setbacks in your Permit and Inspection Activities
  • Tools for quality control of Construction Documents and Inspections

2 Credit Hours

$69 for non members
$39 for members


  The Building Permit Process
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