Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-05-047.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Repeal of chapter 51-19 WAC, the Historic Building Code.
Hearing Location(s): Holiday Inn Select Renton, One Grady Way South, Renton, WA, on September 29, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.; and at the Spokane City Council Chambers, West 808 Spokane Falls Boulevard, Spokane, WA, on October 5, 2009, at 9:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: November 12, 2009.
Submit Written Comments to: Peter DeVries, Council Chair, P.O. Box 42525, Olympia, WA 98504-2525, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 586-9383, by October 5, 2009.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sue Mathers by September 15, 2009, TTY (360) 586-0772 or (360) 725-2966.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Repeal chapter 51-19 WAC, the Historic Building Code. Provisions contained within chapter 51-19 WAC, which is outdated and out of step with current code requirements, will be addressed through the International Existing Building Code, adopted as a part of chapter 51-50 WAC.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: RCW 19.27.031 and 19.27.074.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.27.031 and 19.27.074.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 19.27 and 34.05 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: The council is seeking comments on the issues proposed in the rules shown below.
Name of Proponent: Washington state building code council, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Tim Nogler, P.O. Box 42525, Olympia, WA 98504-2525, (360) 725-2969; and Enforcement: Local jurisdictions.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. During review of the proposed change, no items with potential disproportionate cost impact to small business were identified by the technical advisory group or the council.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The state building code council is not listed in this section as one of the agencies required to comply with this statute.
August 1, 2009
Peter D. DeVries
The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 51-19-130||Existing uses.|
|WAC 51-19-140||Additions, alterations, and repairs.|
|WAC 51-19-150||Change of occupancy.|
|WAC 51-19-170||Alternative materials, designs, and methods.|
|WAC 51-19-240||Relocated buildings.|
|WAC 51-19-250||Right of entry.|
|WAC 51-19-270||Unsafe buildings or structures.|
|WAC 51-19-410||Exit systems.|
|WAC 51-19-420||Structural safety.|
|WAC 51-19-430||Weather protection.|
|WAC 51-19-440||Other safety features.|
|WAC 51-19-450||Light, ventilation, sanitation, smoke detectors, and heating.|
|WAC 51-19-500||Survey or evaluation.|
|WAC 51-19-610||Heights and area.|
|WAC 51-19-620||Fire safety.|
|WAC 51-19-630||Property protection.|
|WAC 51-19-640||Structural safety.|
|WAC 51-19-650||Light and ventilation.|
|WAC 51-19-660||Flame spread reduction.|
|WAC 51-19-670||Roof coverings.|
|WAC 51-19-710||Building access and use.|
|WAC 51-19-810||Alternative energy conservation provisions.|
|WAC 51-19-900||Appendix A.|
|WAC 51-19-901||Appendix B -- Bibliography.|