WSR 06-20-078

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed October 2, 2006, 8:36 a.m. , effective January 1, 2007 ]


Effective Date of Rule: January 1, 2007.

Purpose: WAC 246-272A-990 On-site sewage system fees and 246-272B-990 Large on-site sewage system fees, this rule adoption will increase fees to support the department of health's on-site sewage system program activities. The legislature provided an exemption to exceed fiscal growth factor limits for these fees in chapter 518, Laws of 2005.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-272A-990 and 246-272B-990.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.110 and 43.70.250.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-16-134 on August 2, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 26, 2006.

B. White

for M. C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-8978.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-15-119, filed 7/18/05, effective 9/15/05)

WAC 246-272A-990   Fees.   ((Fees will be set by DOH in a separate rule making. We will ask to recodify this section so that it will be in the new chapter until the new fees can be established.)) (1) Fees for proprietary product registration are as follows:


Category Base Fee Hourly Fee
Product registration - treatment or distribution - initial application $400.00 $100.00 per hour if the application requires more than four hours of review time
Transition from list of approved products and systems (both treatment and distribution products) $200.00 $100.00 per hour if the application requires more than two hours of review time
Annual registration renewal $100.00

(2) The base fee is required at the time of application. Any hourly fees for additional review time must be paid in full before the product will be registered.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. 05-15-119, 246-272A-990, filed 7/18/05, effective 9/15/05.]

OTS-8979.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-22-098, filed 11/5/03, effective 12/6/03)

WAC 246-272B-990   Fees.   ((The minimum fee for required review of larger on-site system's engineering reports and plans and specifications shall be four hundred dollars. If review time exceeds eight hours, fifty dollars for each additional hour or part of an hour shall be added to the minimum fee. The fee for presite inspections for larger on-site systems shall be one hundred dollars per visit. The fee for final inspections of larger on-site systems shall be one hundred dollars per site visit.)) (1) Plan review and inspection. The following fees apply for LOSS application, review and inspection:


Category Base Fee Hourly Fee
Project review fee $800.00 $100.00 per hour if the application requires more than eight hours review time
Inspections (presite and final) $500.00 per visit N/A

The base fee is required at the time of application. Any hourly fees for additional review time must be paid in full before final approval is granted.

(2) Operating permits. The following fees apply for annual LOSS operating permits and renewals.


Category Base Fee System Volume Fee
Initial operating permit and annual renewal - unconditional systems $150.00 $.01 for each gallon of daily approved design flow
Annual renewal "noncompliant - conditional systems" $150.00 $.02 for each gallon of daily approved design flow

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. 03-22-098, 246-272B-990, filed 11/5/03, effective 12/6/03.]

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