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Join our Listserv
The Facilities Planning and Safety Listserv is used to send announcements, information and critical program updates regarding new construction and remodel of health facilities within the jurisdiction of the Health Facility Licensing and Certification Program.
To be added to the Listserv: Please e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Add to FPS Listserv" in the subject field.
Facilities Planning and Safety Workload Updates
Facilities Planning and Safety is posting weekly workload updates to increase program transparency and improve performance. Stakeholder feedback has been positive and we look forward to further improvements.
Projects listed on updates are selected according to submission date and the skill sets of current contractors and temporary plans review staff. Our normal practice is, and continues to be, to review projects in the order in which they are received.
Workload Update 5-13-2016
Workload Update 5-6-2016
2016 Workload Update Archive by Month
April 2016 (pdf)
March 2016 (pdf)
February 2016 (pdf)
January 2016 (pdf)
Code Review and Project Site Inspections
Facilities Planning and Safety does Oregon Administrative Rules Code Review and Project Site Inspections for:
- OHA Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement which includes the following types of facilities:
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC)
- Birthing Centers
- Outpatient Renal Dialysis Facilities
- DHS Licensing and Regulatory Oversight which includes the following types of facilities:
- Assisted Living Facilities (ALF)
- Residential Care Facilities (RCF)
- Memory Care Endorsement
- Nursing Homes
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 Guide
License applicants should contact the following locations to secure the proper project license:
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).