PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed May 18, 2021, 7:34 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 332-130-020, 332-130-050, and 332-130-080, amending current land boundary survey standards, updating the definition and use of relative accuracy as it relates to GNSS positioning. Removing the requirement for graphic depiction of auditor indexing information.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 58.24.040
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Updates to the existing standards are necessary in order to accommodate changes in professional practice. Clarifying the use of relative accuracy in GNSS geolocation determination. The graphic depiction on a record of survey is redundant and not used by the auditors for indexing.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Board of registration for professional engineers and land surveyors. They will assist in reviewing the draft amendments.
Process for Developing New Rule: Full rule-making process including public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Patrick Beehler, PLS, CFedS, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7030, phone 360-902-1181, fax 360-902-1778, email email@example.com, website https://www.dnr.wa.gov/.
May 16, 2021
Angus W. Brodie