WSR 05-02-073

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

NATURAL RESOURCES

[ Filed January 4, 2005, 4:32 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 332-130 WAC, Minimum standards for land boundary surveys and geodetic control surveys and guidelines or the preparation of land descriptions and chapter 332-120 WAC, Survey monuments -- Removal or destruction.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 58.24.030, 58.24.040, 58.09.050, and 58.17.160.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: For clarification and to bring existing rules up to date with current technology.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; 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 Gwen Roy, PLS, Manager, Public Land Survey Office, Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 47060, Olympia, WA 98504-7060, phone (360) 902-1197, fax (360) 902-1191, gwen.roy@wadnr.gov.

December 29, 2004

James A. Hurst

for Bruce Mackey

Lands Steward

Washington State Code Reviser's Office