WSR 16-11-116
[Filed May 18, 2016, 11:43 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 51-04 WAC, Policies and procedures for consideration of statewide and local amendments to the State Building Code.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.27.035, 19.27.074.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The council seeks to update the requirements for their various policies and procedures based on input from stakeholders and legislative members. The policies govern how amendments to the model codes are considered, the consideration of new editions of model codes, and other procedural matters.
Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder input and agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Krista Braaksma, Washington State Building Code Council, P.O. Box 41449, Olympia, WA 98504-1449, (360) 407-9278, e-mail
May 13, 2016
Steve K. Simpson
Council Chair