WSR 15-20-090
[Filed October 6, 2015, 7:15 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-17-096.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amending chapter 172-100 WAC, Traffic and parking rules.
Hearing Location(s): Eastern Washington University, Main Campus, Showalter Hall, Room 201, Cheney, WA 99004, on November 12, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: November 20, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: University Policy Administrator, 214 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA 99004, e-mail, fax (509) 359-7036, by November 10, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Trent Lutey by November 10, 2015, (509) 359-6322.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: These changes are needed to add rules related to the use of electric vehicle charging stations on university property and to more accurately reflect current organizational operations and practices.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.35.120(12).
Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Trent Lutey, 214 Showalter, Cheney, WA 99004, (509) 359-6322; Implementation and Enforcement: Laurie Connelly, 214 Showalter, Cheney, WA 99004, (509) 359-2371.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. WAC revision does not impose a disproportionate impact on small businesses.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Chapter 172-121 [172-100] WAC is not considered a significant legislative rule by Eastern Washington University.
October 5, 2015
Trent Lutey
University Policy Administrator
Chapter  172-100  WAC
WAC 172-100-150 Electric vehicle charging stations.
(1) These rules govern the use of electric vehicle charging stations (EVCSs) that are located on parking lots or at metered parking spaces which are owned and/or operated by Eastern Washington University (EWU). All EVCSs will be clearly marked by signs and green pavement markings as required by RCW 46.08.185.
(2) General rules:
(a) Vehicles parked in an EVCS must be in compliance with all other parking rules for that parking area as described in chapter 172-100 WAC.
(b) Vehicles must be actively charging while parked in an EVCS. Per RCW 46.08.185, a monetary penalty will be assessed to any vehicle parked in an EVCS on public or private property if the vehicle is not connected to the charging equipment.
(c) There is no additional charge to plug into an EVCS.
(d) Vehicles parked in an EVCS located on a permit-required parking lot that is owned and/or operated by EWU must display a valid parking permit for the lot and are limited to four hours per day of parking in the EVCS during designated days/times in which a parking permit is required.
(e) Persons using an EVCS located at a metered-parking space that is owned and/or operated by EWU must pay the required parking meter fee and are limited to four hours per day of parking in the EVCS during posted days/times of operation.
(3) Restrictions
(a) Charging of an electric vehicle is limited to an EVCS only. No person may use an electrical outlet of any facility owned and/or operated by EWU for vehicle charging except for vehicles that are owned or leased by EWU.
(b) EVCSs may be closed for special event parking, maintenance, and/or construction.
(c) An EVCS may be reserved through the Parking and Transportation Services office for some special event parking.
(d) EWU assumes no responsibility or liability for damage to vehicles using an EVCS.
(e) A violation of these rules may result in issuance of a parking infraction.