|HB 1622-S2.E - DIGEST|
|(DIGEST AS ENACTED)|
Requires the state building code council to: (1) Adopt a revised process for the review of proposed statewide amendments and a process for the review of proposed or enacted local amendments to the codes enumerated in RCW 19.27.031; and
(2) In consultation with the office of the chief information officer, assess the costs and benefits of the potential acquisition and implementation of open public access information technologies to enhance the council's code adoption process.
Changes the composition of the state building code council.
Requires the department of enterprise services, with the advice and input from the members of the state building code council, to: (1) Employ permanent and temporary staff and contract for services;
(2) Contract with an independent, third-party entity to perform an energy code baseline economic analysis and economic analysis of code proposals; and
(3) Provide all administrative and information technology services required for the state building code council.
Imposes a fee of six dollars and fifty cents on each residential building permit and twenty-five dollars for each commercial building permit.
Imposes a fee of six dollars and fifty cents, for licensing of registered architects and entities engaged in the practice of architecture, on each certificate of registration, renewal of a certificate of registration, certificate of authorization, and renewal of a certificate of authorization, issued by the director of the department of licensing.