PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL
[Filed February 6, 2020, 2:45 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: (1) Chapter 51-50 WAC, amendment to the 2018 International Building Code and International Existing Building Code; (2) chapter 51-54A WAC, amendments to the 2018 International Fire Code and International Wildland-Urban Interface Code; (3) chapter 51-51 WAC, amendments to the 2018 International Residential 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 regularly reviews issues related to the Washington state building code, as outlined in chapter 51-04 WAC and RCW 19.27.074
, to consider proposals for statewide code amendments.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder and subject expert technical advisory group review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Richard Brown, P.O. Box 41449, Olympia, WA 98504-1449, phone 360-407-9277, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website sbcc.wa.gov.
February 5, 2020