PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendment of the 2006 International Building Code, chapter 51-50 WAC, and 2006 International Residential Code, chapter 51-51 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.27.074.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Some areas of possible conflict and misinterpretation have been identified in the codes. The council is considering further state amendments to clarify the code language.
Process for Developing New Rule: Technical advisory group (TAG) review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. To receive information on meetings of the TAGs, contact Tim Nogler, Managing Director, Washington State Building Code Council, P.O. Box 42525, Olympia, WA 98504-2525, (360) 725-2967, fax (360) 586-9383, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 13, 2007
John P. Neff