Notice of Reduction in Services - Effective November 19, 2014
The scope of Facilities Planning and Safety construction plan reviews has changed!
Click here to read notice for details (pdf)
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Code Review and Project Site Inspections
Facilities Planning and Safety does Oregon Administrative Rules Code Review and Project Site Inspections for:
Plan Review Process
Facilities Planning and Safety performs plan reviews to ensure compliance with the applicable Oregon Administrative Rules.
In addition to plan reviews, Facilities Planning and Safety also conducts on-site inspections for code compliance at the completion of each project.
Construction Project Guide
Facilities Planning and Safety publishes the "Construction Project Guide". This guide identifies DHS Service Agencies, Facility Licensing Classifications and Licensing Rules. The guide also contains a detailed outline of the plan submittal, fee schedule and site review process.
Construction Project Guidebook 2012
License applicants should contact the following locations to secure the proper project license:
- Waiver Request form and instructions (docx)
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)
If you would like to request an exception to an OAR, please visit the Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement forms page and download the waiver request form (www.healthoregon.org/hcrqi).
Reference Material Links
Facility Guidelines Institute, "Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities":
State of Oregon Building Codes Division, "Oregon Structural Specialty Code":
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, "Policy & Memos to States and Regions":