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WAC 388-97-3440

Final new construction documents.

(1) Construction must not start until at least two sets of final construction documents drawn to scale with complete specifications have been submitted to and approved by the department of health, construction review, in coordination with aging and disability services administration and the department of health, certificate of need.
(2) An architect or engineer licensed by the state of Washington must prepare, stamp, sign, and date the final construction documents.
(3) Construction documents that are changed after approval by the department of health, construction review, require resubmission before any construction on the proposed change is started.
(4) The construction of the facility must follow the final approved construction documents.
(5) These drawings and specifications must show complete details to be furnished to contractors for construction of the buildings, including:
(a) Site plan;
(b) Drawings of each floor of the building, including fixed equipment;
(c) Elevations, sections, and construction details;
(d) Schedule of floor, wall, and ceiling finishes, door and window sizes and types, and door finish hardware;
(e) Mechanical and electrical systems;
(f) Provision for noise, dust, smoke, and draft control, fire protection, safety and comfort of the residents if construction work takes place in or near occupied areas; and
(g) Landscape plans and vegetation planting schedules for dementia care units.
(6) A reduced set of the final construction floor plans on eight and one half by eleven inch or eleven by seventeen inch sheets showing each room function and number must be submitted.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, ยง 388-97-3440, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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