WSR 18-16-119
[Filed August 1, 2018, 11:24 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Parking and traffic control on the capitol grounds.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, and 43.19.011.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules are needed to update rules governing parking on the capitol grounds in order to:
Align the rules with current parking practices, policies and statutory requirements;
Not present barriers when implementing improved processes and practices;
Make sure the rules are easily and quickly understood;
Not replicate/duplicate other parking requirements;
Move sections in chapter 200-200 WAC, Parking and traffic control on the capitol grounds that are more appropriate to chapter 200-220 WAC, Use of the public areas of the capitol buildings and grounds. The department of enterprise services (DES) visitor services program administers chapter 200-220 WAC.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: DES staff will hold a series of workshops in order to develop a proposed rule with anyone interested. DES will provide an opportunity for anyone to submit written comments on the proposed rules during the public comment period and present oral testimony at the public hearings. The public is encouraged to participate in the development of the proposed rule, as described below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jack Zeigler, Policy and Rules Manager, 1500 Jefferson, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-407-9209, email, web site
Additional comments: Information about the rule making will be posted on the agency rule-making web site In addition, you can identify yourself as an interested party by sending an email to with your contact information and typing "Interested party – Campus Parking rulemaking" in the subject line.
August 1, 2018
Jack Zeigler
Policy and Rules Manager