An applicant must place a service request in order to ensure staffing:
(1) Service requests must be received by the inspection office by 2:00 p.m. of the last business day before the requested service.
(a) The notification requirement allows the department to secure adequate staffing to supply the requested service and to accommodate leave or adjust staffing for anticipated workloads.
(b) The notification requirement applies even if there is permanent staffing at the location (see WAC 16-240-036
(c) Failure to meet the notification requirement may result in denial of service.
(2) Service requests beyond the office's usual scope or volume will be provided only if adequate numbers of qualified employees are available.
(3) The department reserves the right to determine the number of personnel necessary to provide the requested service.
[Statutory Authority: 2003 1st sp.s. c 25 § 309(2); RCW 22.09.790
, chapter 34.05
RCW and The United States Department of Agriculture has oversight of fees charged under the Federal Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. WSR 05-11-058, § 16-240-034, filed 5/17/05, effective 6/17/05.]