WSR 16-12-012
[Filed May 19, 2016, 2:59 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 51-54A WAC, amendment of the 2015 International Fire Code.
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 has received a number of requests to clarify requirements and correct technical errors in the code going into effect on July 1, 2016. There are also topics currently addressed through emergency rules that will need to be followed up with permanent rule making.
Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder and subject expert technical advisory groups.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tim Nogler, Washington State Building Code Council, P.O. Box 41449, Olympia, WA 98504-1449, (360) 407-9280, fax (360) 586-5366, e-mail [].
May 13, 2016
Steve K. Simpson
Council Chair