PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL
[Filed January 12, 2021, 12:53 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 51-50 WAC, specifically addressing section 1615, chapter 16.
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: To better address the dangers to the built environment and its inhabitants inherent with a tsunami.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of natural resources (DNR). The state building code council in a combined effort with DNR met regularly in a technical advisory group to compile the most accurate data.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Stoyan Bumbalov, Managing Director, P.O. Box 41449, Olympia, WA 98504-1149, phone 360-407-9277, email Stoyan.bumbalov.des.wa.gov [Stoyan.firstname.lastname@example.org], website www.sbcc.wa.gov.
January 8, 2021