PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 51-52 WAC, state adoption and amendment of the 2003 International Mechanical Code, Sections 401.5.2, 403.3 and 501.5.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.27.074.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The state Building Code Council regularly reviews the Washington State Building Code, as outlined in chapter 51-04 WAC and RCW 19.27.074, to review revisions made to the codes by the national code committees, and to review and consider proposals for statewide code amendments.
Process for Developing New Rule: Technical Advisory Group (TAG) review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tim Nogler, Managing Director, Washington State Building Code Council, P.O. Box 48300, Olympia, WA 98504-8300, (360) 753-5927, fax (360) 586-5880, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sbcc.wa.gov.
June 11, 2004