(Effective July 1, 2023)

PDFWAC 51-55-0800

Chapter 8Fire hazard severity form.

User note:About this chapter: The purpose of this chapter is to provide an alternative methodology to using Table 502.1 for analyzing the fire hazard severity of building sites using a preassigned value/scoring system for each feature that impacts the hazard level of a building site. Included in the evaluation are site access, types and management of vegetation, percentage of defensible space on the site, site topography, class of roofing and other construction materials used on the building (existing or to be constructed on the site), fire protection water supply, and whether utilities are installed above or below ground.
801 Fire hazard severity form. Where adopted, Table 801.1 is permitted to be used as an alternative to Table 502.1 for analyzing the fire hazard severity of building sites.
TABLE 801.1
FIRE HAZARD SEVERITY FORM
(No change to the table)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27.031, 19.27.074, and 19.27.560. WSR 23-02-056, § 51-55-0800, filed 1/3/23, effective 7/1/23.]