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WAC 388-97-2160

Types of new construction.

New construction includes, but is not limited to:
(1) New structures.
(a) A new building to be licensed as a nursing home; or
(b) An addition to a building currently licensed as a nursing home.
(2) Existing buildings.
(a) Conversion of another building to a nursing home;
(b) Change in the use of space for access by residents within an existing nursing home; and
(c) Alterations including physical, mechanical, or electrical changes made to an existing nursing home, except for normal routine maintenance and repair.
(3) See WAC 388-97-3400(3) for less extensive alterations.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, ยง 388-97-2160, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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