Oregon State Bar
Construction Law Section


Below are some links and resources that may be of interest to construction law practitioners. By linking the below websites, the Oregon State Bar Construction Section neither takes responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided on any website nor endorses any website or organization. Please report any broken links to our webmaster.


Construction Industry Links

Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter

Associated General Contractors of Oregon

Central Oregon Builders Association

Consensus Docs Construction Contracts

Daily Journal of Commerce

Independent Electrical Contractors of Oregon

Northwest College of Construction

NW Wall and Ceiling Bureau

Oregon Homebuilders Association

Oregon-Columbia Chapter NECA

The American Institute of Architects

Federal Public Contracting Links

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

Court of Federal Claims

Federal Acquisition Regulations

Supplemental FARS

US Government Accountability Office Bid Protest Decisions

Multnomah County Referee Program

Notice, Order and Referee Application Forms for new Multnomah County Referee Program:
Application for Referee (PDF:2pg/22k)

Notice, Order and Referee Application Forms for new Multnomah County Referee Program:
Approved Form of Order (PDF:9pg/27k)

Notice, Order and Referee Application Forms for new Multnomah County Referee Program:
Program Notice (PDF:4pg/17k))

Oregon Building Code Links

Oregon's Specialty Codes Online

Statewide Permit Information Locator

Oregon Insurance and Surety Links

Insurance Division (insurers and sureties)

Surplus Lines Insurance List

Oregon Licensure or Registration Links

Board of Architect Examiners

Board of Examiners for Engineers and Land Surveying

Building Codes Division (Electrical, plumbing, boilers, elevators, and manufactured housing industries regulation)

Construction Contractors Board

Landscaper Contractors Board

Oregon Public Contracting Links

Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business Certification

Multnomah County Public Contracting Laws

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Construction Contracting

Oregon Public Contracting and Codes


City of Portland, Bureau of Development Services

Construction Contractors Board

Current Oregon Administrative Rules

Multnomah County Supplemental Local Rules

Office of Administrative Hearings (they now have CCB decisions posted)


Secretary of State


City of Portland: Contract Requirements for doing business with City

Associated General Contractors AGC General Contracting Documents (links to AGC and AIA documents)

City of Portland Standard Construction Specifications

Department of Administrative Services on line (Purchasing Forms and Links to Public Contracting Code)

Guides, General Conditions, Bidding Forms, Bonds, Prevailing Wage Rates/Links to State Sustainability Policy and Standard A&E Contract

Highway Division Specifications and Standards, including Special Provisions, Wage Rates *See Part 00100 General Requirements (PDF format), Oregon Standard Specifications

ODOT Construction Contracting Web Site/ODOT Purchasing and Contract Management Web Site

Oregon Department of Transportation online

Oregon Public Contracting Coalition - Owner Controlled Insurance Program- FHWA Program Information

Oregon Public Contracting Coalition - CM/GC Guide (2/02) [with bibliography]

Oregon Public Contracting Coalition - Design-Build Whitepaper (2/02) [with bibliography]

ORS Chapter 701 and Construction Contractor Board rules

CLE Materials

Materials from April 22, 2011, Construction Law CLE - Part 1

Materials from April 22, 2011, Construction Law CLE - Part 2

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Changes to OR Public Contracting Laws
Power Point to October 24, 2014 Changes to OR Public Contracting Laws

Litigating Damp Building Personal Injury Claims in Oregon
Streaming video