CCB Sweep Of Southern Oregon Coast Uncovers Unlicensed Contractors

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Oregon CCB investigators reported 41 alleged violations

Last week, field investigators from the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) conducted a sweep of southern Oregon coast in Curry, Coos and Douglas counties. The sweep began on October 15 and ended on October 19. Field investigators found violations ranging from working without a license to failure to follow lead-based paint license guidelines. Violations were also discovered in transit to and from the counties targeted in the sweep. Altogether, 142 job sites were checked and 41 violations were recorded.

8 Exempt with employees:

  • 1 – North Bend
  • 1 – Port Orford
  • 2 – Bandon
  • 1 – Coos Bay
  • 1 – Coquille
  • 1 – Portland
  • 1 – Eugene

16 Working without a license:

  • 1 – Langlois
  • 1 – Coos Bay
  • 2 – Gold Beach
  • 4 – Brookings
  • 1 – Bandon
  • 1 – North Bend
  • 1 – Myrtle Point
  • 4 – Port Orford
  • 1 – Eugene

8 Lead-based paint violations:

  • 1 – Coos Bay
  • 1 – North Bend
  • 1 – Bandon
  • 2 – Brookings
  • 1 – Coquille
  • 2 – Eugene

2 Non-exempt contractors working without workers compensation insurance:

  • 1 – Brookings
  • 1 – North Bend

7 Other violations:

  • 1 – Brookings
  • 1 – Bandon
  • 1 – Coquille
  • 2 – North Bend
  • 1 – Myrtle Point
  • 1 – Eugene

The majority of violations were found at residential job sites. Oregon law requires nearly everyone who remodels, repairs or builds a home to be licensed by the Construction Contractors Board. Homeowners who wish to hire a contractor can verify their contractor’s license on the CCB website at http://search.ccb.state.or.us/search/.

Anyone with questions can call the Construction Contractors Board at 503-378-4621.

Source: Oregon Construction Contractors Board 10-25-18

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