Tag Archives: construction

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 […]

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. […]