WSR 17-21-102
[Filed October 18, 2017, 9:50 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 196-16 WAC, Registered professional land surveyors.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: In the interest of public safety and welfare, the edit to this rule will add the requirement that all licensed land surveyors must read the Survey Recording Act (chapter 58.09 RCW) and minimum standards for land boundary surveys and geodetic control surveys and guidelines for the preparation of land descriptions (chapter 332-130 WAC) as part of their professional development hours, and must attest that they have read them at the time of renewal.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Direct notice will be made to stakeholders and all active licensees; and will be posted on our website and distributed through the BORPELS board and board staff. Interested parties may contact the individual listed below and the public may also participate by commenting after amendments are proposed by providing written comments or giving oral testimony during the public hearing process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Julie Konnersman, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone 360-664-1507, fax 360-570-7098, TTY 711, email, web site
October 18, 2017
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator