ENGROSSED HOUSE BILL NO. 1768


                                                           AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE.


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State of Washington                               51st Legislature                              1989 Regular Session


By Representatives Todd and Nutley; by request of Department of Community Development



Read first time 2/3/89 and referred to Committee on Housing. Referred 3/1/89 to Committee on Appropriations.



AN ACT Relating to state fees imposed on building permits; and amending RCW 19.27.085.




        Sec. 1.  Section 4, chapter 360, Laws of 1985 and RCW 19.27.085 are each amended to read as follows:

          (1) There is hereby created the building code council account in the state treasury.  Moneys deposited into the account shall be used by the building code council, after appropriation, to perform the purposes of the council.

          (2) All moneys collected under subsection (3) of this section shall be deposited into the building code council account.  Every four years the state treasurer shall report to the legislature on the balances in the account so that the legislature may adjust the charges imposed under subsection (3) of this section.

          (3) There is imposed a fee of ((one dollar)) four dollars and fifty cents on each building permit issued by a county or a city, plus an additional surcharge of two dollars for each residential unit, but not including the first unit, on each building containing more than one residential unit.  Quarterly each county and city shall remit moneys collected under this section to the state treasury; however, no remittance is required until a minimum of fifty dollars has accumulated pursuant to this subsection.          Passed the House April 20, 1989.


                                                                                                                                         Speaker of the House.

Passed the Senate April 20, 1989.


                                                                                                                                       President of the Senate.