WSR 05-04-110


[ Memorandum -- February 2, 2005 ]


SUBJECT: Certification of the state accessibility requirements by DOJ.

The State Building Code Council (SBCC) will hold a public hearing on March 11, 2005, as part of their regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the city council chambers at the SeaTac City Hall, 4800 South 188th Street. The SBCC will meet in open session to take public comments regarding the council's intent to seek certification of the state accessibility requirements by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).

The following documents containing the state accessibility requirements are available for public review at the SBCC office located at 128 10th Avenue S.W., Olympia, WA.

The 2003 International Building Code (IBC), published by the International Code Council.
The 2003 ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, published by the International Code Council and approved by the American National Standards Institute.
Chapter 51-50 WAC as amended effective July 1, 2005, adopting and amending the 2003 IBC and 2003 ICC/ANSI A117.1.
Submit written comments to John Neff, Chairman, SBCC, P.O. Box 42525, Olympia, WA 98504-2525, e-mail, fax (360) 586-9383, by March 11, 2005.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office