OBOA Standards Committee

Committee Chair: Bill Clemens, Building Official, Douglas County

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Permit and Inspection Survey:

The Standards Committee sends an annual survey request to all members. Below is a spreadsheet containing the results of the surveys conducted for the fiscal years 2009-2010 through 2014-2015.

2014-2015 Permit & Inspection Survey Data

2013-2014 Permit & Inspection Survey Data

Fee Surveys:

The Standards Committee has surveyed jurisdictions regarding fees and compiled the results in a spreadsheet.  The Committee plans to conducts surveys annually. The survey includes data on permit fees and systems development fees.

2015 OBOA Jurisdictional System Development Fee Comparison - In Excel Format

2015 OBOA Fee Survey - In Excel Format

2014 OBOA Fee Survey - In Excel Format

2013 OBOA Fee Survey - In Excel Format

2012 OBOA Fee Survey - In Excel Format

Current/Future Projects:

The Standards Committee has updated the Building Official Guidebook.  The guidebook is a living document, subject to updates, and is available for download in the members-only section of the OBOA website. If you have suggestions for the guidebook or are interested in submitting an article to add to the guidebook, please contact the OBOA office at  If you have any other suggestions or ideas for the Standards Committee to consider, please let us know!


2014 OBOA Cite-It Write-It Building Inspector's Checklist for 2014 Oregon Residential and 2014 Commercial Codes Structural / Mechanical / ADA Guide

2014 OBOA Cite-It Write-It Manufactured Dwelling Checklist - For the 2010 Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code