Join the Oregon Building Officials Association!

There are many reasons to join the Oregon Building Officials Association!  Together we can help better the building safety industry.  We have a united voice at the State level through our dedicated lobbyist and Legislative Committee.  We provide numerous educational opportunities throughout the year -- all geared at making your day-to-day more efficient and your jurisdiction up-to-speed on the latest industry news and trends.  We focus our education on the leaders of the departments, as well as our other industry partners such as engineers, fire personnel, architects, designers, contractors and remodelers. 

Together we can make a difference; together we can accomplish great things.  Join us in our efforts!

OBOA Membership Types:

Class A Membership:  A governmental unit or department represented by a building official who is charged with the administration and enforcement of laws and ordinances related to building construction.  

Click here to apply online for Class A Membership

Class A membership dues are based on population of jurisdiction served as outlined below:

Population of Jurisdiction Class A Membership Level # of Voting Representatives Annual Dues
1 – 10,000 Level 1 2 $225
10,001 – 25,000 Level 2 4 $395
25,001 – 50,000 Level 3 4 $450
50,001 – 100,000 Level 4 4 $550
100,000+ Level 5 6 $1,100

Professional Member:

An individual or company who is contracted with or employed by a jurisdiction eligible for Class A membership and must hold a current Oregon Inspector Certification. Annual membership dues for Professional membership is $150.


An individual, firm, corporation or association interested in the objectives of the association.  Annual membership dues for Associate membership is $275. You may apply as an Individual Associate member, or a Company Associate Member (same dues amount).


An individual enrolled in classes or a course of study related to building codes and code administration and full-time instructors who teach building code and code administration classes.  Annual membership dues for Educational membership is $35.

Please return completed application and payment to the OBOA office. 

Mail to: OBOA - 147 SE 102nd Avenue | Portland, OR 97216 or fax to 503.253.9172. For your security, please do not email credit card information.