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PDFWAC 296-150C-0020

What definitions apply to this chapter?

"Alteration" is the replacement, addition, modification, or removal of any equipment or installation that affects the construction, fire and life safety, or the plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems of a commercial coach.
The following are not considered alterations:
Repairs with approved parts;
Modification of a fuel-burning appliance according to the listing agency's specifications; or
Adjustment and maintenance of equipment.
"Approved" is approved by the department of labor and industries.
"Building site" is a tract, parcel, or subdivision of land on which a commercial coach will be installed.
"Consumer" is a person or organization, excluding a manufacturer or dealer of commercial coaches, who buys or leases a commercial coach.
"Commercial coach" is a structure (referred to as a unit) that:
Can be transported in one or more sections;
Is used for temporary commercial purposes;
Is built on a permanent chassis;
Conforms to the construction standards of this chapter;
May include plumbing, mechanical, electrical and other systems.
A commercial coach may not be used as a single-family dwelling or hazardous storage building. A commercial coach does not have to be placed on a permanent foundation.
"Damaged in transit" means damage that affects the integrity of a structural design or any of the systems.
"Dealer" is a person, company, or corporation whose business is leasing, selling, offering for lease or sale, buying, or trading commercial coaches.
"Department" is the department of labor and industries. The department may be referred to as "we" or "us" in this chapter. Note: You may contact us at: Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance, P.O. Box 44440, Olympia, WA 98504-4440.
"Design plan" is a plan for the construction or alteration of a commercial coach or conversion of a vehicle to a commercial coach including floor plans, elevation drawings, specifications, engineering data, or test results necessary for a complete evaluation of the design.
"Design option" is a design that a manufacturer may use as an option to its commercial coach design plan.
"Educational facility" is a building or portion of a building used primarily for educational purposes by six or more persons at one time for twelve hours per week or four hours in any one day. Educational occupancy includes: Schools (preschool through grade twelve), colleges, academies, universities, and trade schools.
"Equipment" is all material, appliances, devices, fixtures, fittings, or accessories used in the manufacture, assembly, conversion to, or alteration of a commercial coach.
"Factory assembled structure (FAS) advisory board" is a board authorized to advise the director of the department regarding the issues and adoption of rules relating to commercial coaches. (See RCW 43.22.420.)
"Health or personal care facilities" are buildings or parts of buildings that contain, but are not limited to, facilities that are required to be licensed by the department of social and health services or the department of health (e.g., hospitals, nursing homes, private alcoholism hospitals, private psychiatric hospitals, boarding homes, alcoholism treatment facilities, maternity homes, birth centers or childbirth centers, residential treatment facilities for psychiatrically impaired children and youths, and renal hemodialysis clinics) and medical, dental or chiropractic offices or clinics, outpatient or ambulatory surgical clinics, and such other health care occupancies where patients who may be unable to provide for their own needs and safety without the assistance of another person are treated. (Further defined in WAC 296-46B-010.)
"Insignia" is a label that we attach to a commercial coach to verify that the structure meets the requirements of this chapter and the applicable codes.
"Install" is to erect, construct, assemble, or set a commercial coach in place.
"Institutional facility" is a building or portion of a building used primarily for detention and correctional occupancies where some degree of restraint or security is required for a time period of twenty-four or more hours. Such occupancies include, but are not restricted to: Penal institutions, reformatories, jails, detention centers, correctional centers, and residential-restrained care.
"Labeled" is to bear the department's insignia.
"Listed" is a piece of equipment or apparatus that has been approved by a testing agency to the appropriate standard.
"Local enforcement agency" is an agency of city or county government with power to enforce local regulations governing the installation of a commercial coach.
"Master design plan" is a design plan that expires when a new state building code has been adopted.
"One-year design plan" is a design plan that expires one year after approval or when a new state building code has been adopted.
"System" is part of a commercial coach designed to serve a particular function. Examples include structural, plumbing, electrical, or mechanical systems.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.22 RCW. WSR 05-23-002, § 296-150C-0020, filed 11/3/05, effective 12/4/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.22 RCW and 2003 c 291. WSR 05-01-102, § 296-150C-0020, filed 12/14/04, effective 2/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.22.480. WSR 00-01-187, § 296-150C-0020, filed 12/22/99, effective 2/8/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.22 RCW. WSR 98-14-078, § 296-150C-0020, filed 6/30/98, effective 7/31/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.22.340, [43.22.]355, [43.22.]360, [43.22.]432, [43.22.]440 and [43.22.]480. WSR 96-21-146, § 296-150C-0020, filed 10/23/96, effective 11/25/96.]
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