PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The commission is reviewing current agency business practices for naming park facilities as defined in chapter 352-16 WAC, Naming of state park areas and the land classification system, and is considering amendments to this chapter. In addition, changes to this chapter may require subsequent amendments to other provisions throughout Title 352 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.035, 79A.05.055, 79A.05.070, 79A.05.075, 79A.05.305.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The commission is considering delegating to the director the authority to name facilities and subareas within state parks such as roadways and other significant features. Such delegation of authority is intended to streamline the communication between park designers and permitting agencies in the processing of development applications and in the daily operation of a park.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Bill Koss, Manager, Planning and Research, Washington State Parks, Parks Development SC, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, phone (360) 902-8629, fax (360) 902-8666, e-mail Bill.Koss@parks.wa.gov.
November 2, 2005
Administrator of Statewide