Tag Archives: CCB

Work That Does and Does Not Require an Oregon Contractor License

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd® – Portland, OR) Anyone doing work in Oregon for compensation in any construction-related activity that involves improvements to real estate is to be licensed with the Oregon Construction Contractor Board. There are some exemptions from licensure, provided there isn’t any advertising to obtain the work, including over the internet, business cards, and signs. These are two exceptions: […]

Big Fines Issued in Portland, OR Unlicensed Contractor Sting Operation

OnlineEd (Portland, OR) – KATU News recently teamed with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board to launch a sting operation designed to catch unlicensed contractors advertising for work in Portland, Oregon. An undercover reporter, pretending to be a homeowner in need of a contractor to perform various work activities requiring a Oregon contractors license, called numerous online ads from […]

CCB Adopts Permanent Rules Exempting Some Continuing Edcuation

(October 7, 2011 – Oregon Construction Contractors Board) – Senate Bill 155 (2011) paved the way in July for the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) to adopt temporary rules exempting electrical and plumbing contractors from some of the residential continuing education requirements. At the September 27, 2011 meeting, Board members adopted rules to permanently provide those […]

What’s Required to Become an Oregon Home Inspector

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd – Portland, OR) Anyone who advertises, works, or bids as a home inspector is required to be certified by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (“CCB”) as a home inspector. Any individual who, for a fee, inspects and delivers a report on the overall physical condition of a residential structure is considered to […]

Oregon Construction Contractors Board Certified Lead Based Paint Renovation Contractor License

By Jeff Sorg (OnlineEd – Portland, Or) The Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) offers a Certified Lead Based Paint Renovation (LBPR) Contractor License to contractors who have completed  their EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) program. Oregon is approved by the EPA to administer the EPA’s  program for requirements on construction that might involve lead-based […]

Do You Need An Oregon Contractor License?

Does your business require a contractor license in Oregon? Not all construction activities require a contracting license. However, according to Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS701.005(5)), many do. Requires a Contracting License: You need a contracting license if you want to do any of the following in Oregon: Build a residential or small commercial structure to sell. […]