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PDFWAC 388-78A-2850

Required reviews of building plans.

(1) A person or assisted living facility must notify construction review services of all planned construction regarding an assisted living facility prior to beginning work on any of the following:
(a) A new building or portion thereof to be used as an assisted living facility;
(b) An addition of, or modification or alteration to an existing assisted living facility, including, but not limited to, the assisted living facility's:
(i) Physical structure;
(ii) Electrical fixtures or systems;
(iii) Mechanical equipment or systems;
(iv) Fire alarm fixtures or systems;
(v) Fire sprinkler fixtures or systems;
(vi) Wall coverings 1/28 inch thick or thicker; or
(vii) Kitchen or laundry equipment.
(c) A change in the department-approved use of an existing assisted living facility or portion of an assisted living facility; and
(d) An existing building or portion thereof to be converted for use as an assisted living facility.
(2) A person or assisted living facility does not need to notify construction review services of the following:
(a) Repair or maintenance of equipment, furnishings or fixtures;
(b) Replacement of equipment, furnishings or fixtures with equivalent equipment, furnishings or fixtures;
(c) Repair or replacement of damaged construction if the repair or replacement is performed according to construction documents approved by construction review services within eight years preceding the current repair or replacement;
(d) Painting; or
(e) Cosmetic changes and changes to approved use that do not affect areas providing, or utilities serving resident activities, services, or care and are performed in accordance with the current edition of the building code; or
(f) Construction in buildings not accessible to residents and not directly supporting resident services.
(3) The assisted living facility must submit plans to construction review services as directed by construction review services and consistent with WAC 388-78A-2361 for approval prior to beginning any construction.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.20 and 74.39A RCW. WSR 20-02-104, § 388-78A-2850, filed 12/31/19, effective 1/31/20. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2850, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2850, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]
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