WSR 11-07-072

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed March 22, 2011, 10:05 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 246-272B-00101, 246-272B-00501, 246-272B-01001, 246-272B-03001, 246-272B-07001, 246-272B-08001, 246-272B-09501, 246-272B-11001, 246-272B-11501, 246-272B-12501, 246-272B-13501, 246-272B-15501, 246-272B-16501, 246-272B-17501, 246-272B-18501, 246-272B-19501, 246-272B-20501, 246-272B-21501, 246-272B-24001, 246-272B-25001, 246-272B-26001, 246-272B-27001 and 246-272B-28001, repealing these sections of the large on-site sewage system regulations.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Melissa McEachron, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47824, Olympia, WA 98504-7824 , AND RECEIVED BY May 23, 2011.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of the proposal is to coordinate the repeal of existing large on-site sewage system (LOSS) regulations with the effective date of the newly revised LOSS regulations.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: This proposal clarifies the requirements for LOSS by repealing outdated regulations that duplicate recently revised regulations. This proposal qualifies for change under the expedited rule-making process because it repeals outdated regulations that duplicate recently revised regulations.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.118B.020.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 70.118B RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of health, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Melissa McEachron, 111 Israel Road S.E., Tumwater, WA 98501, (360) 236-3265; Implementation and Enforcement: Denise Lahmann, 111 Israel Road S.E., Tumwater, WA 98501, (360) 236-3348.

March 22, 2011

Mary C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-3926.1


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 246-272B-00101 Purpose, objectives, and authority.
WAC 246-272B-00501 Administration.
WAC 246-272B-01001 Definitions.
WAC 246-272B-03001 Applicability.
WAC 246-272B-07001 Connection to public sewer system.
WAC 246-272B-08001 Application and approval process.
WAC 246-272B-09501 Location.
WAC 246-272B-11001 Soil and site evaluation.
WAC 246-272B-11501 Design.
WAC 246-272B-12501 Holding tank sewage systems.
WAC 246-272B-13501 Installation.
WAC 246-272B-15501 Operation and maintenance.
WAC 246-272B-16501 Repair of failures.
WAC 246-272B-17501 Expansions.
WAC 246-272B-18501 Abandonment.
WAC 246-272B-19501 Septage management.
WAC 246-272B-20501 Developments, subdivisions, and minimum land area requirements.
WAC 246-272B-21501 Areas of special concern.
WAC 246-272B-24001 State advisory committee.
WAC 246-272B-25001 Waiver of state regulations.
WAC 246-272B-26001 Enforcement.
WAC 246-272B-27001 Notice of decision -- Adjudicative proceeding.
WAC 246-272B-28001 Severability.

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