WSR 01-20-036

PERMANENT RULES

PARKS AND RECREATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed September 26, 2001, 11:33 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: September 20, 2001.

Purpose: RCW 79A.05.140 establishes the commission's authority to grant permits to parties interested in making improvements to any state park or parkway. The commission's rule-making action implements this statute and delegates the authority for issuing permits for park improvements to the agency director or designee. The commission believes this action will provide interested parties with the appropriate means to donate funds, materials and labor to create safe, cost effective park improvements and to increase outdoor recreation opportunities for the benefit of state park visitors and resources in the state park system. The new administrative rule is further defined in agency policy.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: A new administrative rule is added to chapter 352-32 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.070, and 79A.05.075.

Other Authority: RCW 79A.05.140, 79A.05.145, 79A.05.150, and 79A.05.155.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 01-16-147 on August 1, 2001.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

September 26, 2001

Jim French

Senior Policy Advisor

OTS-5030.3


NEW SECTION
WAC 352-32-340   Approval of community-based park improvements -- Policies.   The director, or the director's designee, shall approve or disapprove all permits for community-based park improvements. Specific policies concerning community-based park improvements are available upon request.

A community-based park improvement is a construction project, proposed to be accomplished by individuals, groups, churches, charities, organizations, agencies, clubs, or associations using donated labor and/or materials, that results in a permanent change to state park lands or structures, or that creates an additional structure on state park lands.

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