WSR 19-03-071
[Filed January 11, 2019, 4:19 p.m.]
Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda
(January – June 2019)
The department of transportation (WSDOT) prepares a semi-annual rule-making agenda in January and July each year to inform the public of expected upcoming rule changes. Pursuant to RCW 34.05.314, the agenda is published in the Washington State Register.
WSDOT encourages the public to be involved in the rule-making processes by attending public hearings and submitting comments on rules.
Additional rule-making information is available on the department's web site at
Subject Matter or Division
WAC Chapter or Section
Purpose and Scope of Rule Making
Preproposal Notice Filings (CR-101)
Proposed Rule and Public Hearing Filings (CR-102 or CR-105 Expedited)
Permanent Rule Filing (CR-103)
Public records
Allow billing for public records services.
WSR 17-17-051
WSR 19-03-057
Small business and veteran owned business
Create a small and veteran owned business program.
WSR 17-04-100
SR 99 new toll
468-270 new
State Route 99 tunnel toll rates, fees and policies.
WSR 18-06-073
WSR 18-17-164
Business advertising signs on highways
Changes billing rate for advertising signs on the highways.
Commute trip reduction
Update requirements and procedures for employers and jurisdictions to be added or exempted from the program.
WSR 18-22-122
Park and ride program
468-603 new
Departmental agreements with urban public transportation systems regarding the operation, maintenance, and demand management of park and ride lots.
WSR 18-19-014
WSR 19-01-033
Commercial vehicle services
468-38 new
WAC to comply with federal rules allowing some types of vehicles to be overweight, FAST Act.
WSR 18-21-074
Tolling customer service policies
Administration of toll and fee collection, accounts and penalties on Washington state toll facilities.
WSR 19-03-070
WSDOT is responsible for initiating rule making to implement new state laws, meet federal requirements, and to meet unforeseen circumstances. Because of this variability, this agenda is prepared for information purposes only and any dates noted herein are planning estimates that are subject to change. Additional rule making can occur in addition to what is listed on this agenda.
This agenda does not constitute a rule or rule-making action. Any errors or omissions in this agenda do not affect the actual rules or rule-making notices filed with the office of the code reviser and published in the Washington State Register.
If you have additional questions, please contact the agency rules coordinator, Karen Engle, at 360-704-6362 or email